1960 Warre

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JacobH
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1960 Warre VP

Post by JacobH » 18:07 Tue 16 Nov 2010

Tasted at a Decanter organised tasting called A Half Century of Superlative Port at the Landmark Hotel, London, on the 14th November 2010 with Johnny and Paul Symington.

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Graham 1955
Warre 1960
Graham 1963
Dow 1966
Graham 1970
Dow 1980
Graham 1994
Warre 1997
Dow 2000
Graham 2007
Dow 2007
Warre 2007

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Re: 1960 Warre VP

Post by JacobH » 18:44 Tue 16 Nov 2010

Perhaps a touch muted compared to those wines around it. A huge hit of sugar followed by fruit.
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Re: 1960 Warre VP

Post by AHB » 23:29 Sun 05 Dec 2010

Ex-cellars. Deep orange colour, 40% opaque. Open nose of caramelized oranges. Sweet and exquisite texture on entry, medium bodied and full of fruit, but simpler than other wines shown alongside this at the Masterclass tasting. Terrific aftertaste, with huge volumes of bitter-sweet orange marmalade. This is a difficult wine to score as it has an astonishing aftertaste, but is quite straightforward on the mid-palate. Overall, this is probably the best bottle of Warre 1960 I have had to date. 90/100. Drunk 14 November 2010 after 6 hours decanting.
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