1947 Warre

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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JacobH
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1947 Warre VP

Post by JacobH » 11:07 Sun 04 Oct 2009

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Re: 1947 Warre VP

Post by jdaw1 » 15:00 Wed 14 Apr 2010

There was something wrong with this tasting. Most of the vintages had a dry sourness not usually seen in Warre. I suspect dirty decanters, though other causes are possible. Hence these TNs should not be interpreted as typical of the performance of Warre.

W47: to the eye quite orange, though still plenty of colour. Nose of heat, and some tawnyness. To taste lots of oranges, then sourness from mid- to late-palate. Delicate, with milk chocolate.

Later: ‟better, but still dominated by dry acidity”.

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