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Croft Vintage Porttext
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Croft Vintage Port 2007

Douro Valley, Northern Portugal, PortugalVery dark cherry colour. Peppery, licorice, very spicy, aromatic nose of violets and roses with cherry jam, blackberry, and dusty, jammy, fresh fruit notes. Rich, round, full, concentrated and tannic with very good acidity and sweetness balance. Big plum, black cherry, spicy, licorice, chocolate, black raspberry flavours, very exotic. Long, warm juicy and opulent. The best in years from Croft now under the control of the Taylor Fladgate group. Should develop and last for the next 40 years.Tasted: 13 November 2009Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 99.00 private wine stores AB 100.00 private wine stores ON 109.00 ON 59.00 375 Producer: Taylor Fladgate PartnershipDistributors: Pacific Wine & Spirits Inc.
Blend: Tinta Roriz - Tinta Barroca - Touriga Franca - Touriga NacionalCSPC: 433391UPC: 5602418002314