1970 Cockburn

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1970 Cockburn

Post by flash_uk » 11:30 Thu 13 Oct 2016


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Re: 1970 Cockburn

Post by flash_uk » 11:50 Thu 13 Oct 2016

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Re: 1970 Cockburn

Post by flash_uk » 11:59 Thu 13 Oct 2016

30% opacity, red-brown, nice and clear. Tobacco on the nose. Gentle heat all along the palate, slightly bitter edge, coffee grinds? I guessed Cr70.

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Re: 1970 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 20:51 Thu 13 Oct 2016

Ck70 = “RLC”: red-pink, 30% opaque. Initially heat and acidity with no fruit. Later sweetness showed, which nicely balanced the acidity.

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