2016 Vieira de Souza

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2016 Vieira de Souza

Post by AHB » 09:37 Sun 21 Apr 2019

Deep crimson colour. Ripe fruit on the nose. Lovely fruit, balanced and fresh with a massive tannin load; gripping and very firm, but with the fruit to last and linger. This will turn into an amazing Port in 50 year time. The aftertaste is incredibly fragrant, full of perfumed fruit. A massive finish, full of intense blackcurrant flavours and ripe tannins - and a stunning length. Tremendous Port. 94-96/100. 16-Apr-2019.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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