1970 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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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1970 Warre vintage port

Post by AHB » 12:30 Fri 16 Jul 2010

The darkest of all of the wines tasted on this evening. Quite closed on the nose, with some faint sweet redcurrant. Thick in texture, sweet entry with lots of Christmas cake spice and faint marzipan. Huge levels of complexity and layering. Sweet, warm and fruity aftertaste. An absolutely delicious port with a long life ahead of it. 92/100. Drunk 15 July 2010.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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Chris Doty
Warre’s Otima 20 year old Tawny
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Re: 1970 Warre vintage port

Post by Chris Doty » 14:55 Wed 04 Aug 2010

Dark, thick, delicious. I thought this was another very strong showing for this wine, if a tad below its performance at the election offline. Excellent wine. Could drink this all day. 90 points (WOTN)

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