1960 Sandeman

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 15:12 Wed 19 May 2010

No label. No branding on capsule. This could be embarrassing.

Cork clearly branded ‟1960”, and also a shipper, there being space for 8ish characters, the characters just after the middle being ‟EM”, and maybe an ‟A” next. Phew.

Decanted about 14:45.

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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 17:38 Tue 25 May 2010

S60: nosing of sweet cherries maraschino cherries. To taste there is heat, medium-sweet cherries, and an undertaste of strawberries. At its peak. PP suggested ‟marzipan”, not found by me.

For me, third-placed in the WOTN competition.

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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by Chris Doty » 12:49 Mon 07 Jun 2010

A strange, almost sandpaper/desert component on the nose. Actually reminded me most of a level out of Mario Brothers 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, but let's not go there there just now. Too much heat in the mouth for me, without any real effort to compensate. Shows good structure, but this MUST have been better 10+ years ago. 84pts

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by AHB » 09:04 Sun 27 Jun 2010

Mature red, promising some elegance. A lively nose, very floral and with some sweet, dusty plum. Sweet, medium bodied and a delightful texture; full of fruit and with a good complexity - a big palate presence. Delicious aftertaste; big flavours that are full of red licorice and black pepper. 88/100.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by DRT » 17:01 Thu 14 Oct 2010

Pepper on the nose. Quite light in the mouth but very tasty with damson jam and a nice long finish.
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