Red Port 1945
    Crimea, Massandra
    Bottle (6)
    Dusty Cabernet-like nose showing hints of old dry wine, akin to a thin vintage on the left bank. The palate is quite backwards in such a way that the alcohol becomes more evident, possibly as a result of late-appearing acidity that is not quite as firm. Honeyed papaya nose leads into a rich and lush flavor profile of the same with more raisin character in addition to the apricots, peaches and papaya palate. All of that primary red character from younger vintages has gone now. Finish fades to a low volume but lingers for a long time. The flavor profile in this merits a higher score though the balance and structure of the wine aren't quite as perfect as the 1945 South Coast White Port which was tasted just before this glass was poured. (93-94pts FCM)

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