1960 Taylor

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1960 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 17:55 Tue 25 May 2010

T60: nose is horrible, paint perhaps. The same fault seen in a bottle of Taylor 1945 tasted in Portugal. Taste not as bad as smell, being long and sweet. Still very faulty.

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Chris Doty
Warre’s Otima 20 year old Tawny
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Re: 1960 Taylor

Post by Chris Doty » 12:35 Mon 07 Jun 2010

Really not good. Terrible nose, but somehow not VA (?). Thin, one dimensional. Touch of brown sugar on the finish tries to play redeemer, but this is short, light, and not enjoyable to drink.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1960 Taylor

Post by AHB » 09:10 Sun 27 Jun 2010

Pale, clear centre, lightest of the flight (which included Croft, Fonseca, Noval and Nacional). Strange, soapy or perhaps stewed fruit on the nose and with lots of vanilla. Good thick texture on impact, but flavours come through quite thinly. Lots of vanilla pod flavours. Acidic and aggressive on the palate. Virtually no aftertaste, followed by a very subdued finish. Clearly faulty. NR.
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Graham’s 1948
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Re: 1960 Taylor

Post by DRT » 17:05 Thu 14 Oct 2010

My note says: "Toffee nose - bitter taste - not right."
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