1965 Krohn Colheita

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AHB
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1965 Krohn Colheita

Post by AHB » 10:17 Sun 14 Feb 2010

Deep brown in colour, with a green tinge on the rim. Slightly cloudy in appearance. Thick and rich nose, full of quince jelly and black treacle - promising a lot. Thick in texture. A big aftertaste of burnt sugar and a long and good finish. 87/100. Drunk 11 Feb 2010.
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Re: 1965 Krohn colheita

Post by Chris Doty » 12:28 Sun 14 Feb 2010

I'm not sure I can remember ever having had molasses, but I really feel this is the word needed to describe this wine.

Dark brown color (weird). Pretty rich in the mouth, again with this caramelized walnut component that seems to be a bit of a running theme amongst the colheita crew. Pretty chewy tannins, and a nice finish, but really lacking in both deliciousness and complexity.

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