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by flash_uk
17:46 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1917 Martinez
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: 1917 Martinez

30% opacity, brown orange. Lively nose, Christmas cake. Smooth, syrupy, rich, cranberries.
by flash_uk
17:45 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1912 Sandeman
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: 1912 Sandeman

Brown Amber. Rich nose, molasses. Full, rich mouthfeel and wonderful fruit on the palate. Great balance and structure.
by flash_uk
17:43 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: ???? Unknown
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: ???? Unknown

35% opacity, brown orange. Nose of nettles, molasses and oranges. Smooth entry, some heat late palate, lively, good acidity oranges in the mouth.
by flash_uk
17:41 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1927 Graham
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: 1927 Graham

40% opacity, warm red with an amber rim. Nose of ripe cranberry and strawberry, plus some chocolate and spice. Nice balance, heat in the finish, muted red fruits, bubblegum, and lip licking sweetness in the finish. Just reading AHB's note above, I must have left this to open up in the glass some con...
by flash_uk
17:40 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1942 Graham
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: 1942 Graham

35% opacity, red amber. Rich, syrupy mouthfeel with some mild heat late palate.Wonderful refined flavours of strawberry.
by flash_uk
17:39 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1935 Croft
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: 1935 Croft

Nose of roasted nuts, oxidised on the palate.
by flash_uk
17:38 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1887 Unknown
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: 1887 Unknown

30% opacity, brow-yellow, very clear. Nose very concentrated, burnt sugar. Dry, very extracted citrus flavours in the mouth.
by flash_uk
17:37 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Thu 21 Dec 2017, Unknown shippers and peculiar friends, White Horse in Newport
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Thu 21 Dec 2017, Unknown shippers and peculiar friends, White Horse in Newport

Many thanks to Tom for hosting us at The White Horse and to the team for another superb steak!
by flash_uk
17:36 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1950 Croft
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: 1950 Croft

50% opacity, brown orange. Very lively nose of oranges. Full mouthfeel, rich fruit, oranges.
by flash_uk
13:53 Tue 16 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Weds 14 March 2018, SQVP or a mature LBV
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Weds 14 March 2018, SQVP or a mature LBV

How does this date suit for folks?
by flash_uk
13:53 Tue 16 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Weds 14 March 2018, SQVP or a mature LBV
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Weds 14 March 2018, SQVP or a mature LBV

When: 6½pm Wednesday 14th March 2018.

Where: Red Room, Boot & Flogger, SE1 1TA.

Theme: SQVP or a mature LBV

mature LBV defined as older than 1990.

Who:
  1. MPM;
  2. IDJ;
  3. CPR;
  4. SCD
  5. TC;
  6. DRL;
  7. JDAW.

Possibly:
  1. AHB.
by flash_uk
13:42 Tue 16 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 15 Feb 2018: Mr. Wolfgang Starz
Replies: 19
Views: 310

Re: Thu 15 Feb 2018: Mr. Wolfgang Stars

flash_uk wrote:
09:12 Tue 16 Jan 2018
Yes revised date ok for me. Thx.
Deary me, I'm really not on the ball. I am unfortunately not able to attend. That is half term week and I am out of the country with the family.
by flash_uk
09:12 Tue 16 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 15 Feb 2018: Mr. Wolfgang Starz
Replies: 19
Views: 310

Re: Thu 15 Feb 2018: Mr. Wolfgang Stars

Yes revised date ok for me. Thx.
by flash_uk
22:26 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Taylor
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: 1970 Taylor

Decanted 12 hours, 35% opacity, dark rich red. Lovely nose, dried cranberries. Smooth entry, gentle heat, slightly spicy and some bitterness. Hints of molasses.
by flash_uk
22:25 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Fonseca
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: 1970 Fonseca

Decanted 13 hours, 35% opacity, dark red. Rich nose. Soft, syrupy entry. Sweetness, redcurrants and caramels.
by flash_uk
22:24 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Sandeman
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: 1970 Sandeman

Decanted 8 hours, 35% opacity, red with orange rim. Mid weight, slight sharpness on the palate, quick to the finish which is dry.
by flash_uk
22:23 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Noval
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: 1970 Noval

Decanted 6 hours, 40% opacity, dark red-brown. Sweet nose. Smooth entry, heat mid palate, sweetness but lacking backbone.
by flash_uk
22:22 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Warre
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: 1970 Warre

Decanted 9 hours, 50% opacity, warm red. Slightly sharp nose, dried cranberries, leather notes. Dried fruit on the palate - cherries. Slightly dry and a little extracted.
by flash_uk
22:19 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Graham
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: 1970 Graham

Decanted 9 hours, 50% opacity, warm red. Cherries and toffee on the nose. Gentle heat along the palate, soft cherries, slightly spiritous on the finish.
by flash_uk
22:18 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Dow
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: 1970 Dow

Decanted 3 hours, 65% opacity, dark red. Dirty nose. TCA.
by flash_uk
22:17 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Cockburn
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: 1970 Cockburn

Decanted 13 hours, 50% opacity, warm red. Smooth entry, gentle heat mid to late palate. Full mouthfeel, spicy with some dryness and bitterness.
by flash_uk
22:16 Sun 14 Jan 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Martinez
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: 1970 Martinez

Decanted 13 hours. 35% opacity, mature red. Fresh nose, some mint. Smooth entry, gentle heat, lovely richness.
by flash_uk
21:17 Sat 13 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 15 Feb 2018: Mr. Wolfgang Starz
Replies: 19
Views: 310

Re: Tue 13 Feb 2018: Mr. Wolfgang Stars

I would be honoured to attend!
by flash_uk
15:05 Sat 13 Jan 2018
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Apostrophe crimes
Replies: 2037
Views: 225102

Re: Apostrophe crimes

I suspect many others are thinking exactly what I'm thinking after seeing this.
by flash_uk
15:19 Thu 11 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: We need some tastings in the diary
Replies: 16
Views: 281

Re: We need some tastings in the diary

Fabulous - it seems we have plenty of reasons to assemble with much port! Phil - no problem to hang back on a Warre vertical. We'll keep that one on hold and reconsider dates later in the year. Derek - great news on the knee success and long may the progress continue! So how about this: Feb - Port f...