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Fonseca Vintage Port 1985

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This taste note is for the 4th glass from the right.

This was blind tasted as a part of a 1975, 1985 and 1995 tasting of four different houses. The tasting was held by The Vintage Port Club of Odense, Denmark.

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Estimated cost of this Fonseca Vintage Port 1985 bottle of 750 ml is 90 Euro.

Good clarity with a dark red colour.

Suitable  and good dried fruits aroma.

Full bodied taste with a slightly hinting tannin, suitable length after taste and seems to be mature.

Good wine to drink now and properly also to leave in the cellar for years to come.

Overall rating 91 / 100

Ramos Pinto Vintage Port 1985

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This taste note is for the 3rd glass from the right.

This was blind tasted as a part of a 1975, 1985 and 1995 tasting of four different houses. The tasting was held by The Vintage Port Club of Odense, Denmark.

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Estimated cost of this Ramos Pinto Vintage Port 1985 bottle of 750 ml is 73 Euro.

Hazy and dark red in the colour.

Very subtle aroma, almost not there, dried fruits and pure.

Full bodied and dried fruit taste, fresh, fine and mature.

A good wine that is properly also worth saving for longer.

Overall rating 92 / 100

Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 1985

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This taste note is for the 2nd glass from the right.

This was blind tasted as a part of a 1975, 1985 and 1995 tasting of four different houses. The tasting was held by The Vintage Port Club of Odense, Denmark.

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Estimated cost of this Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 1985 bottle of 750 ml is 63 Euro.

Good clarity with a brown colour with notes of mahogany.

Suitable dried fruits aroma that is pleasant and spiced.

Light in the taste but with a dominating tannin, after taste has a decent length and generally it seems mature.

Overall rating 87 / 100