1970 Marks and Spencer

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DRT
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1970 Marks and Spencer

Post by DRT » 01:11 Wed 26 Aug 2009

1970 Morgan (Marks and Spencer BOB)
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1970's night

Decanted: 26th August @ 00.45am and returned to original bottle.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: DRT Bottle 2, 26th Aug 09

Post by AHB » 21:51 Mon 07 Sep 2009

Marks & Spencer's own label. Light in colour, but still with plenty of red although a very clear centre. Mature nose , with lots of all spice and sweet fruit. Soft and gently fruity flavours in the mouth. Flavoursome and mature. A gentle and persistent aftertaste. Enjoyable port. 89/100. Drunk 26 August 2009.
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Re: 1970 Morgan (Marks & Spencer BOB)

Post by DRT » 22:23 Mon 07 Sep 2009

Done.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1970 Morgan (Marks & Spencer BOB)

Post by jdaw1 » 17:47 Tue 09 Feb 2010

Good red, though very translucent. Big acidity, and big sweetness.

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