I love Port. Tawny is not my top style so I am trying to broaden my palate, even if it means buying Costco’s brand (they have some excellent stuff BTW). This one is medium garnet in color. The nose is quite pronounced, perhaps due to the big 20% ABV evaporating off those wafts? Nuts, caramel, singed orange, prune, raisins and a dried herb note. The palate is off-dry, with medium acidity, medium tannins and high alcohol which is noticeable. Medium (+) body and pronounced flavors of dried fruit, oxidative notes of caramel, dried herbs and that lovely orange component. The finish is quite lengthy, tannic, high in residual alcohol and really yummy. For under $20 it’s a decent drop that gets 88 points from me and 4 stars. Salut….
Kirkland Signature 10 Year Old Tawny Port, Portugal
31 Thursday Mar 2022