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by jdaw1
15:54 Sun 18 Jun 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Quinta de La Rosa - New Restaurant
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Quinta de La Rosa - New Restaurant

“La Rosa Vintage Port from Sophia's birthyear 1960, bottled by Sandeman”: not shabby at all.
by jdaw1
15:53 Sun 18 Jun 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: The New Douro - Grand Tasting 02-04 May, Porto
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Re: The New Douro - Grand Tasting 02-04 May, Porto

- where you have enough space for everything (glasses, spitoon, notes, notebook etc) - where you can choose your own pace in silence - where you have your winelist and can choose your own tasting schedule - where the producers serve the wines and answer all the questions that arise - in one of the ...
by jdaw1
14:15 Sat 17 Jun 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: The 10th Birthday, Tuesday 20 June 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2492

Re: The 10th Birthday, Tuesday 20 June 2017

A quick reminder to those coming to Portugal next week, please don't forget the dress codes are jacket and tie for Wednesday night, black tie (including tambuladeira for members of the Confraria) on Thursday and smart casual for dinner on Friday. With, for those who have, TPF cufflinks (of which th...
by jdaw1
22:34 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1955 Cockburn
Replies: 0
Views: 77

1955 Cockburn

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:34 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 40Y Pocas
Replies: 0
Views: 35

40Y Pocas

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:32 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Sandeman Partners
Replies: 0
Views: 35

1977 Sandeman Partners

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:32 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Cockburn
Replies: 0
Views: 36

1977 Cockburn

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:32 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1994 Warre LBV
Replies: 0
Views: 34

1994 Warre LBV

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:32 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1994 Pocas colheita
Replies: 0
Views: 29

1994 Pocas colheita

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:31 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1986 Graham Malvedos
Replies: 0
Views: 35

1986 Graham Malvedos

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:31 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1987 Graham Malvedos
Replies: 0
Views: 44

1987 Graham Malvedos

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:31 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Croft
Replies: 0
Views: 39

1970 Croft

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; Placemats ; Planning and ar...
by jdaw1
22:26 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Wed 24 May 2017, B&F, Anything But Vintage IV, Blind, Optionally for Somebody
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Wed 24 May 2017, B&F, Anything But Vintage IV, Blind, Optionally for Somebody

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017. • Anything But Vintage IV ( III , II , I ). • Blind. • Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Croft (IDJ); 1987 Grah...
by jdaw1
18:29 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1985 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: 1985 Taylor

T85, brought by JDAW. Red, with a hint of purple, 80% opaque. Palate big and too young. Red fruit, and lots of sweetness. Perhaps even too sweet?
by jdaw1
18:29 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: 1966 Fonseca

F66, brought by Tony. Dark dark red, 70% opaque. Big, and long, and not quite mature. Lots of cherries. Almost could have been an ’85.
by jdaw1
18:28 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Smith Woodhouse
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: 1970 Smith Woodhouse

SW70, brought by AHB. Red-pink, 40% opaque. Dry early palate. Long soft Port, very very long, but on the edge of drying out.
by jdaw1
18:26 Sun 11 Jun 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Warre
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: 1977 Warre

W77, brought by CPR. Dark red, 60% opaque. Rich, full, red-fruited, lovely Port with a hint of grit and heat.