1934 Dalva colheita

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AHB
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1934 Dalva colheita

Post by AHB » 10:12 Sun 14 Feb 2010

Bottled 1973. Deep brown in colour, slightly green on the rim. A huge nose, full of sweet and typically maderised fruit and fudge, but slightly dirty. Thick in texturee, very syrupy. Harsh and slightly soapy in the mouth with lots of rosemary and lemons. The aftertaste is medicinal and harsh, but of reasonable length. 83/100. Drunk 11 Feb 2010 after 12 hours decanting.
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Chris Doty
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Re: 1934 Dalva colheita

Post by Chris Doty » 12:40 Sun 14 Feb 2010

There was a cute blond girl from New Zealand present, and while I knew it might cause me some level of embarrassment, I simply had to share that my TN for this particular wine was 'something you would imagine being given to a Dwarf from Lord of the Rings as a form of anesthetic.' Strong medicinal meets dry/green herbs on the nose. Very thick/syrupy, but not sweet. Not really my cup 'o tea at all, but clearly a curious experience.

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