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Dear David

How are you doing?
I have 2 bottle of old wine as attached picture, I don't know they still drinkable or not.. and can you tell me their value?


Thanks very much.


Eddie

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Hi Eddie,

These are both from Poças Junior, a Portuguese house that's a relative newcomer to the Port trade.

They are acquiring a growing reputation but both of your bottles are very old indeed, even for wines as long-lived as Port.

I'd drink them, with caution in case they have declined too far to still be enjoyable, as they'd be very difficult to sell and thus have no significant value.

Regards,

David
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