Centenario – a tale of two tawnies


26 March 2018 Please see Paul Symington's coda below the two tasting notes at the end of this article.

23 March 2018 Last Drop Distillers is a company that has so far specialised in identifying special casks of spirits – particularly the current investors’ darling Scotch whisky – and offering them by the bottle in strictly limited numbers. 

They recently turned their attention to port and, advised by port man Ben Howkins (author of Rich, Rare and Red), are currently offering a pair, called Centenario, of 50-cl bottles of colheita ports dated 1970 and, if you please, 1870. Colheita...