1977 Taylor

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1977 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 19:18 Fri 17 Apr 2009

As part of the plan to drink JDAW’s US-located port, a tasting of Taylor, Fonseca, Warre was held on Saturday 18th April 2009 at Petite Abeille, 401 East 20th Street at First Avenue, NY 10010-7501.

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Re: 1977 Taylor

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Post by jdaw1 » 19:33 Sat 18 Apr 2009

T77 decanted 14:25. Good red, less translucent than the F of the same year. To taste a hint of oak? Eucalyptus? Plus berries. Rather good.

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Re: 1977 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 05:51 Sun 19 Apr 2009

T77: the nose very flat, and the taste a bit mushy. Corked?

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Re: 1977 Taylor

Post by g-man » 23:08 Sun 19 Apr 2009

reddish dark brown.

Minty celery note on the nose with a hint of reddish fruit. Very muted.

Simple and one dimensional of milk chocolate with a slight burn but a med to full body.


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Re: 1977 Taylor

Post by RonnieRoots » 13:36 Sun 03 May 2009

Light brown, just as the Fonseca and Warre. Musty nose, slightly corked? To taste very light and evolved, tawny-esk. Some interesting dried lemon-peel but otherwise very unimpressing. 84 points.

A nice and interesting discussion followed after tasting this port. LadyR and I thought the port could be slightly corked, but g-man was quite sure it wasn't. He agreed it was slightly off, but thought it may have been a different bacterial infection. I can live with that.

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Re: 1977 Taylor

Post by SushiNorth » 19:09 Wed 03 Jun 2009

Menthol and a bit vegetal in the nose, its weak and thin in the mouth. The cherry, and other flavors, are balanced and light. This isn't really a blockbuster, it tastes too evolved. 89
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