2016 Liberator - The Bishop of Norwich

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2016 Liberator - The Bishop of Norwich

Post by AHB » 01:36 Sat 16 Dec 2017

Cape Vintage from Boplaas but bottled and labelled as a BoB for Richard Kelly aka ""Rick, The Caped Crusader"" as one of the wines he markets in the UK.

Light ruby red colour, 50% opaque. A gentle nose of slightly sour bramble, but not really a distinct nose. Soft flavours on entry, delicate and with a big dose of acidity to give a palate that is light and elegant and tasty. Soft raspberries linger on the aftertaste and deliver a long, slightly bitter finish. This is a pleasant Cape Vintage wine. 89/100. Drunk 11-Oct-17.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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