1975 Fonseca (half)

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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1975 Fonseca (half)

Post by flash_uk » 22:28 Sat 26 Jan 2019

20% opacity, ultra clear, copper orange. Lovely rich sweet cherry nose, with tertiary notes of leather. Smooth entry, nicely balanced, mid weight. Cherries, slightly drying out, just enough acidity to give structure. Huge long aftertaste of cherries.

A real surprise this, for a 1975. Just at the inflexion point where fruit begins to dry out and fade a little, and therefore a lovely silky mature port.

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