Ramos Pinto 20 year Tawny Bom Retiro Port Douro Portugal, NV, 750
Decanter - "From a single estate where a quarter of the wines are more than 80 years old: soft and seamless, boasting waves of dates, dried figs, brazil nuts and toasted almonds. Suave silky texture and wonderful savoury-sweet length. Supremely good."
The Wine Advocate - "The Quinta Do Bom Retiro RP 20 Year Old Tawny Port has been seen before, but this is the new 2015 bottling. It comes in with 122 grams per liter of residual sugar. It seems even more interesting now, holding its own very well against all comers in my "20" tastings this issue, and adding concentration of fruit and aromatics compared to RP's lovely 10 Year Tawny (also reviewed this issue). Showing fine weight, concentration and increasing complexity of flavor over a week or so, it drank rather well, sometimes brilliantly. Its beautiful balance also makes it easy to approach; it does everything well and it has a lot of old Tawny flavors for a 20. It was certainly one of my favorite 20s in this report. This comes with a bar top cork."
Wine Spectator - "Offers a creamy aroma, with toasty flavors full of currant, dried apricot and glazed citrus details. The fresh, minerally finish delivers some iodine and cedar notes. "