1977 Warre

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1977 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 19:19 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.

Links:This thread is to hold tasting notes and comments on the Warre 1977.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 16:30 Sat 18 Apr 2009

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 19:48 Sat 18 Apr 2009

W77 decanted 14:40, a large chunk of cork needing to be bagged out of the bottle. Lovely full-on red, not fully translucent. Full and soft, though overly astringent nothing that a few hours in the decanter won’t fix. Big mouthfeel too me likey. ‟Chocolate”, said my wife’s friend, ‟and caramel”. Then she wouldn’t give me the glass back.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 05:45 Sun 19 Apr 2009

W77: great colour, being translucent brick-red. But too astringent compared to its great neighbours. Fine port for drinking by itself, but not with this crowd.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by g-man » 23:18 Sun 19 Apr 2009

reddish color all the way through. very pretty.

spicy cinnamon with a mentioned sharp cheddar nose that I kind of agree with.

red currants, graham crackers with a milk chocolate backing.

This definitely had the most acidity of the bunch and was distinctly like currants.

Drink now.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by RonnieRoots » 13:32 Sun 03 May 2009

Light in colour, just as the Fonseca. Slight VA showing on the hot nose. It tastes dried out, musty and hot. I can distinguish some light sour cherries with good will, but that's all. Very disappointing. 83 points

This is the second time Warre 1977 disappoints of the two times I tasted it. Hm, slightly worrying given that we own a couple of magnums of this stuff. We decided to bring a (regular) bottle with us to Oman in order to give it a fair chance over a couple of days sometime soon.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by SushiNorth » 19:14 Wed 03 Jun 2009

Color is a bit light, it's got a big chocolate cherry nose and cheese was also aptly suggested. It's hot with fruit in front, then plums, with a sleekness throughout and a lot of tail. Enjoyable, cheese aside. 96.
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