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- Axel P
- Fonseca 1980
- Posts: 1800
- Joined: 08:09 Wed 12 Sep 2007
- Location: Langenfeld, near Cologne, Germany
Never a vertical tasting without surprises: in the beginning this wine appeared to have had it. Yellowish-golden color and a very watery thin appearance. The nose presented itself with a medicinal note and a fairly strong Madeira-Touch. Overripe. The mouth was floral with a tiny, light aftertaste. Not pleasant. At first I wanted to get rid of it, but after 2 hours in the glass the wine was borne again: more complexity and intensity and the structure became more integrated. Never give up!