Croft : Vintage Port 2011

SG$749 Incl. GST & DPa case of 6 Bottles (75cl) | SG$124.83 / Unit
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    Parker : 92-95 / 100
    J. Robinson : 17 / 20
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    The 2011 Croft is initially taciturn on the nose, even after allowing it 20 minutes in my glass. A light swirling immediately awakens the aromatics to offer blackberry, Seville orange marmalade, blueberries and dried fig - complex and quite compelling. There is real mineralite within this bouquet that, returning after 30 minutes, offers alluring ocean spray scents rolling in off the ocean. The palate is medium-bodied with a velvety-smooth opening that belies the fine, structured tannins underneath. It clams up a little towards the finish, shuts the lid tight and consequently there is the sensation of less persistency here compared to the Taylor's or Fonseca. But Croft has a knack of filling out with bottle age and becomes both gentle and generous with the passing years. Tasted May 2013.
    DuriensePort
    Alcohol
    20.5

    Grape varieties
    Porto Blend

    Dessert wine
    Yes

    Environment
    Sustainable viticulture

    J. Robinson
    17

    J. Suckling
    95

    Wine Spectator
    97

    Country
    Portugal

    Wine certification
    DOC

    Area
    Duriense

    Appellation
    Port

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Croft

    Parker
    92-95

    Allergens
    Contains sulphites

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