1937 Warre Colheita

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1937 Warre Colheita

Post by jdaw1 » 12:15 Mon 13 Jun 2016

At Bonham’s on 18 February 2016 was sold most of a pipe of Fonseca 1963, not moved since original purchase (lots 324 to 343).

So, on Wednesday 15th June 2016, we gathered in the Boot & Flogger to compare six of these, which were joined by a selection of other English-bottled Vintage Ports.

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Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1937 Warre colheita

Post by flash_uk » 17:25 Mon 20 Jun 2016

65% opacity, caramel brown. Wonderfully rich nose - orange and wood. In the mouth, marmalade, very chewy.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1937 Warre colheita

Post by AHB » 21:08 Sat 02 Jul 2016

Bottled 2010. Deep honey colour with a slight greeness to the rim. A surprising amount of sediment in the wine. A delicious nose of VA and soft caramel. Toasted toffee on the palate with a lovely orange element. Big pineapple explosion on the aftertaste and a long finish with a tremendous flavour but overall this is less thick and unctuous than many of its peers from this vintage. 87/100. 15-Jun-16. Pop 'n' pour.
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