1985 Calem

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1985 Calem

Post by DRT » 18:18 Thu 26 Aug 2010

The Crusting Pipe, London, 26th August 2010. AHB, Cookie, jdaw1 and Uncle Tom in attendance.

Theme: Bring a vintage port to share - to be served blind.

Organisation thread;
Review of the evening;
1985 Delaforce;
1970 Warre;
1977 Quarles Harris;
1985 Cálem;
1975 Cockburn;
1982 Sandeman.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1985 Cálem

Post by DRT » 07:52 Sat 28 Aug 2010

Cá85, red, 70% opaque, pink at edge. Lovely colour. Very acidic. Later, still undrinkably acidic. AHB thought corked.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: 1985 Cálem

Post by AHB » 00:20 Mon 30 Aug 2010

Corked and undrinkable. Not rated.
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