F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

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F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 18:13 Tue 22 Feb 2011

AHB and DRT met for some training during the afternoon of Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Our spy cameras were watching El Vinos.

Ports drunk:

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by AHB » 18:32 Tue 22 Feb 2011

The wines consumed at this offline showed well - probably the best bottle I have had of F77 for a while.

WOTO (wine of the offline) was unanimously voted as:
3rd place - F77 (D+0 lunchtime tasting sample)
2nd place - F77 (first evening glass)
1st place - F77 (second and subsequent glasses)

Conclusion - good bottles need another 10-20 years. This is one heck of a port!

And if anyone is close enough to make it to El Vino on Fleet Street before the emergency is over, they would be welcome to join us.
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 18:48 Tue 22 Feb 2011

AHB wrote:2st place
Has somebody been drinking?

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 18:51 Tue 22 Feb 2011

Preparing the next whilst finishing the current. Multitasking-tastic.
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by AHB » 19:13 Tue 22 Feb 2011

jdaw1 wrote:
AHB wrote:2st place
Has somebody been drinking?
Perhapsh offisha; why do you ashk?
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by AHB » 19:15 Tue 22 Feb 2011

AHB wrote:And if anyone is close enough to make it to El Vino on Fleet Street before the emergency is over, they would be welcome to join us.
Sadly, this offer has now had to be withdrawn.
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 19:39 Tue 22 Feb 2011

jdaw1 wrote:Ports drunk:
Please do post a TN. At least of the WOTO.

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 06:15 Wed 23 Feb 2011

AHB and DRT then repaired to The Half Bottle Offline.

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by DRT » 20:25 Wed 23 Feb 2011

This was a splendid off-line. Two thirsty men and a bottle of Fonseca 1977 is a perfect combination on a Tuesday afternoon.
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jdaw1 wrote:Ports drunk:
Please do post a TN. At least of the WOTO.
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by JacobH » 22:33 Tue 01 Mar 2011

I can’t quite believe that, having spent 2 years working opposite El Vino’s, this emergency took place on a day when I was unable to assist...
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 22:51 Tue 01 Mar 2011

AHB and DRT presumably went to a lot of trouble to know which day you would be unavailable. ;-)

And shame on you for that not being your standard luncheon. :!:

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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by JacobH » 23:24 Tue 01 Mar 2011

jdaw1 wrote:And shame on you for that not being your standard luncheon. :!:
Well, I was there two (working) days earlier, and twice the day after so I don’t think this shame is properly apportioned!
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Re: F77 Emergency, 22 Feb 2011

Post by jdaw1 » 23:42 Tue 01 Mar 2011

Three F77s in three days is on par. Complaint withdrawn.

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