1961 Krohn

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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1961 Krohn

Post by flash_uk » 12:14 Thu 10 Aug 2017

On Wednesday 9th August 2017 we gathered at The Boot & Flogger to taste some port.

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Re: 1961 Krohn

Post by flash_uk » 12:29 Thu 17 Aug 2017

30% opacity, brown amber. Sweet nose. Smooth, syrupy, sweet, gentle acidity in the finish. Old-ish stuff. I guessed S60.

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Re: 1961 Krohn

Post by AHB » 13:56 Sat 04 Nov 2017

Mature brick red colour, evolved in appearance and quite pale at 30% opacity. A slightly harsh nose, smelling of rose hips. Mature on the palate with soft, round caramel showing. Delicious, smooth and slightly smoky. Mature brown sugar shows on the aftertaste and adds a rosemary / sage complexity to the finish. This tasted as would an old and very mature port. Served blind, this was guessed to be Martinez 1955. 93/100.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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