1970 Dalva

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jdaw1
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1970 Dalva

Post by jdaw1 » 23:35 Mon 26 Jan 2009

Part of The 1970 Horizontal (the definite article being most appropriate all hail organiser Axel P), in The RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1J 7PY, on Friday 30th January 2009.

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Re: 1970 da Silva

Post by DRT » 21:57 Sun 01 Feb 2009

Lots of VA on the nose. This had a good weight and texture but I could not get past the VA. I have better experiences with this wine on a number of occassions.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1970 da Silva

Post by jdaw1 » 14:14 Wed 04 Feb 2009

1970 da Silva: said by Dominic Symington to be the same wine as Dalva. Nosing of lovely dark fruit, and, perhaps, lychee. But to taste very minty unpleasantly so. :-(

I propose renaming this in the TN index to ‟Dalva, aka Presidential, aka da Silva”. Thoughts?

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Re: 1970 da Silva

Post by DRT » 22:23 Wed 04 Feb 2009

See Dalva.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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