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Please, where is “Fenwick's†? Link?

Post by jdaw1 » 14:03 Sat 03 May 2008

Simon Lisle wrote:Fenwick's
Please, where is “Fenwick's†? Link?

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Post by Simon Lisle » 14:24 Sat 03 May 2008

I'm afraid Fenwick's do not have a website that I know of but the price was £18.

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Post by RonnieRoots » 16:24 Sat 03 May 2008

Rubby, good one on the Vesuvio! I tried to find it desperately around Utrecht before we left, but no luck.

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Hutcheson 1980; Rozès LBV 1994

Post by jdaw1 » 18:41 Sat 03 May 2008

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=13827#13827]Here[/url] jdaw1 wrote:Seen on the shelves of Manor House Cellar (61 West 23rd Street, ☏ +1 212 206 7900):
  • $80, Hutcheson 1980;
  • $67, Hutcheson colheita 1975;
  • $31, Rozès LBV 1994.
I’ve bought the Hutcheson 1980 (if it’s excellent I’ll consider dragging one across the pond for the 1980 horizontal), and a Rozès LBV 1994 for the LBV tasting.

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Post by Rubby » 23:17 Sat 03 May 2008

RonnieRoots wrote:Rubby, good one on the Vesuvio! I tried to find it desperately around Utrecht before we left, but no luck.
It was a lucky find on Marktplaats (for the non Dutchies: a public classifieds site) and I thought ┚¬ 50 was not a bad deal. Had to go to Schiedam to pick it up though.
The only shop I have found that sells one, wants ┚¬ 68 for it. Other shops sell Vesuvio, but never the '94.
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Post by RonnieRoots » 07:56 Mon 12 May 2008

LadyR and I enjoyed our first chance of indulging in the fine are of "port-buying" after months and months of living on a strict budget. So we bought:
- 3x magnum Warre 1977
- 1x 0,75 Warre 1977
- 3x Fonseca 1977
- 4x Graham 1983

:D 88)

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Post by Conky » 08:08 Mon 12 May 2008

RonnieRoots wrote:LadyR and I enjoyed our first chance of indulging in the fine are of "port-buying" after months and months of living on a strict budget. So we bought:
- 3x magnum Warre 1977
- 1x 0,75 Warre 1977
- 3x Fonseca 1977
- 4x Graham 1983

:D 88)
Excellent! Is that in Oman, or are you visiting somewhere? If you are in Oman, that sounds like the foreseeable special occasions sorted out, now you just need a decent House Port.

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Post by RonnieRoots » 08:29 Mon 12 May 2008

Bought in Oman? Not a chance. We bought this over the internet from a UK retailer, who was so kind to deliver it to our storage in the Netherlands.

Still looking for a house port... but we'll have some people bring a couple of bottles of LBV with them when they come back from their family visit in Holland. That should give us some temporary relief.

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Post by Rubby » 23:40 Mon 12 May 2008

Ronnie,
Do you have any pointers for me, where I could find descent Port at a reasonable price? I've already found some places, but it's never enough. Never enough.

And which UK seller do you have good experiences with, shipment wise?
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Post by RonnieRoots » 15:50 Tue 13 May 2008

Rubby, I've taken you question to a new thread.

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Post by Rubby » 16:13 Tue 13 May 2008

Thanks a lot Ronnie,
Some of them I know, but some are new. Will definitely check them out!
(I'm posting in this thread to keep the other one 'clean').
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Post by Rubby » 15:11 Sat 17 May 2008

Bought today at v. Dongen (thanks to RonnieRoots for pointing this place out):

1991 Ramos Pinto VP
2000 Kopke Colheita
2001 Quinta do Crasto LBV
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Post by ac-fast » 21:50 Fri 30 May 2008

Did it again....... just bought a bottle of Noval 66, for 60£ :)
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Post by Conky » 23:09 Fri 30 May 2008

ac-fast wrote:Did it again....... just bought a bottle of Noval 66, for 60£ :)
Great price. Have you said where from? I did re-read the thread, but may have missed it.

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Post by ac-fast » 20:56 Sat 31 May 2008

I bought it on a danish wine auction :)
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Post by ac-fast » 08:16 Sat 12 Jul 2008

One more time... bought 3 bottels of Noval 66 :D
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Post by AHB » 23:01 Fri 18 Jul 2008

I've just bought some bottles of Smith Woodhouse 1997 for under £10 per bottle, in bond.

They shall stay there for another 10 years!

:D
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Post by DRT » 23:05 Fri 18 Jul 2008

AHB wrote:I've just bought some bottles of Smith Woodhouse 1997 for under £10 per bottle, in bond.

They shall stay there for another 10 years!

:D
So will mine :wink: - but the 6 half bottles of Graham's 1985 I bought two days ago are unlikely to see 2010 :roll:
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Post by ajfeather » 08:30 Sat 19 Jul 2008

DRT wrote:
AHB wrote:I've just bought some bottles of Smith Woodhouse 1997 for under £10 per bottle, in bond.

They shall stay there for another 10 years!

:D
So will mine :wink: - but the 6 half bottles of Graham's 1985 I bought two days ago are unlikely to see 2010 :roll:
And so will mine, I bought some bottles of Fonseca 2000 a week ago and those will probably stay in storage for 20 years

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Post by SushiNorth » 19:49 Mon 28 Jul 2008

2 TFg. Vargellas 2005 $47/ea
2 Croft Roeda 2005 $43/ea
2 Fonseca Guim. 2005 $44/ea
1 SWC LBV 1984 $30
1 Croft 2003 (was supposed to be 3*) $70
1 Grahams 2003** $80
1 Qd Noval 2003** $75

* - apparently there's a spanish dockworkers strike hindering some distributor's access to portugese wines. Sadly they didn't have enough Croft to fulfill my order, so I ** picked up two alternatives. That makes 4 Croft03, 3 Noval03, and 1 Grahams03. All I'm missing are a few Fonseca's.

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Also got two Argiano Brunellos from 03. They declassified it because of the scandal. I've 3 of the declassified ones (just released), so I'm making two "historical novelty" 2-packs and drinking the last bottle.
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Post by AHB » 22:38 Mon 28 Jul 2008

SushiNorth wrote:1 SWC LBV 1984 $30
What does the SWC stand for?
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Post by g-man » 01:30 Tue 29 Jul 2008

AHB wrote:
SushiNorth wrote:1 SWC LBV 1984 $30
What does the SWC stand for?
smith woodhouse and co. I'm guessing =)

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Post by SushiNorth » 04:04 Tue 29 Jul 2008

g-man wrote:
AHB wrote:
SushiNorth wrote:1 SWC LBV 1984 $30
What does the SWC stand for?
smith woodhouse and co. I'm guessing =)
Indeed :) There was an interesting tasting note some guy posted, so i figured at $30 I could give it a try.
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Post by RonnieRoots » 06:20 Tue 29 Jul 2008

Some very nice offers this last month that I couldn't resist:

12x Fonseca Guimaraens 1976
1x Taylor's 1963
2x Quarles Harris 1977

:)

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Post by AHB » 13:33 Tue 29 Jul 2008

SushiNorth wrote:
g-man wrote:
AHB wrote:
SushiNorth wrote:1 SWC LBV 1984 $30
What does the SWC stand for?
smith woodhouse and co. I'm guessing =)
Indeed :) There was an interesting tasting note some guy posted, so i figured at $30 I could give it a try.
I thought it was great when I tried it about a year ago and I would happily buy this at $30 a bottle.

And having built it up so much, I hope you like it too!
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