1985 Warre

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jdaw1
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1985 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 17:58 Sat 02 May 2009

Warre 1985, decanted 1pm. D+0: excellent red, fading to brick red-brown at the edge. Nose quiet, but with some tannin and tart nicely balancing red fruit. To taste a light attack, and then a sourness appears that doesn’t go away. Hmmm: maybe it will improve. Maybe it will be as bad as the bad bottle of W85 at the Classic Years of Taylor, Fonseca, Warre tasting.

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Re: 1985 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 02:37 Sun 03 May 2009

Warre 1985: 9pm, so D+8hr. The colour might have become an edge redder or maybe its the light. The sourness has faded, leaving at most a faint shadow. What remains is a mix of red fruit, definitely including strawberry, and an even heat, not at all unpleasant, running throughout from start to end. At the finish of the fairly good length what remains is, à la the Cheshire Cat, just the heat.

Very acceptable VP. Not great; eminently drinkable.

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