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Monday, 21 November 2016

Douro Boys tasting August 2016


2014 Niepoort Fabelaktig Red
Ruby. Red and darker berries nose. Light floral and anise note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, soft. 82

2014 Quinta do Vallado Douro Red
Ruby. Raspberries and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruits, spoces, liquorice. 82

2013 Rufo Vale D. Maria Douro Red
Ruby. Some spices, dark fruits, fruit stone nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lighter, red berries, anise. 81

2013 Qunita do Crasto Superior Red
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices nose. Touch of dried fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, more structured finish. 85

2013 Quinta do Vale Meão Meandro Red
Ruby. Dark berries and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries and spices, some cherries. 84

2014 Quinta do Vallado Touriga Nacional Douro Red
Ruby. Dark fruits, cherries, anise and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, juicy, spices, good length. 88

2012 Quinta Vale D. Maria Douro Red
Ruby. Dark berries, morellos, vanilla and chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, intense wood and spices, bitter. 86

2013 Quinta do Vale Meão Douro Red
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, vanilla and herbs nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruits, juicy, spices, dark berries finish. 87

2013 Quinta do Crasto Reserva Old Vines
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, spices, red fruits. 87

2011 Niepoort Batuta
Ruby. Dark berries, some spices, vanilla, liquorice, Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, liquorice, raisins, spices, coffee, bitter notes, quite woody, long. 91

2015 Quinta do Vale Meão Meandro White
Watery lemon yellow. Some grapefruits, apples, light smoky note nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, minerals, bergamot and lemons. 88

2015 Quinta do Vallado Prima Douro White
Watery lemon yellow. Floral, grapey nose. Freshish acidity, ripe, fruity, easy going. 83

2015 Quinta Vale D. Maria VVV Valleys Douro White
Barrel sample. Somewhat cloudy pale lemon yellow. Vanilla, popcorn, butter and apples nose. Freshish acidity, smoky, apples and citrus behind. 83

2014 Niepoort Redoma White
Watery lemon yellow. Vanilla, spices and smoky notes nose, apples and citrus. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded texture, light bitter touch. 85

2014 Quinta do Crasto Superior White
Watery lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, vanilla, light spices notes, minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, minerals, vanilla, good length. 87

2011 Quinta do Crasto LBV Unfiltered Port
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, juicy nose, dark berries and liquorice. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, dark berries, rounded body and texture, long. 90

2009 Quinta Vale D. Maria Vintage Port
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, blackberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, dark berries, some spices, lacks a bit of concentration, good length. 88

2013 Quinta do Vale Meão Vintage Port
AUG 16 Deep ruby. Blackberries, spices, white chocolate, blueberries nose, intense.  Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, blackberries, blueberries, cinnamon and a touch of mint, long. 92

Quinta do Vallado Tawny Port 20 years old
Amber. Rich, dried fruits, intense, opulent nose, detailed. Slight nutty note far behind. Fresh acidity, dried fruits, spices, elegant texture if somewhat drying finish to be picky. Long. 92

Niepoort 30 years old Tawny Port
Amber with orange hue. Candied citrus, dried apricots, some raisins, almost a faint vanilla note, seductive nose, scented and refined. Fresh acidity, fruity, dried apricots and raisins, some nuts, almost minerals finish, long. 94



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