1963 Croft

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1963 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 20:52 Mon 09 Apr 2018

In a bottle of Fonseca 1963 was a question rather than a certain answer:
jdaw1 wrote:
13:45 Sat 17 Feb 2018
Are the 1963s coming into their second wind?
Recognising that this scientific question needed scientific experiment, a round dozen of us gathered to test some 1963s.

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PhilW
Dow 1980
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Re: 1963 Croft

Post by PhilW » 09:56 Thu 12 Apr 2018

Soft and tasty. #2 for my votes, and joint WOTN for the group alongside the Taylor.
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Re: 1963 Croft

Post by flash_uk » 11:08 Fri 13 Apr 2018

35% opacity, rich red. Mature red fruit and some smokiness on the nose. Lovely smooth rich entry & mouthfeel. Mature dusty red fruits. No orange for a change from Croft! My second favourite after the Noval.

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