2007 Warre

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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JacobH
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2007 Warre VP

Post by JacobH » 18:10 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: 2007 Warre VP

Post by JacobH » 18:12 Tue 16 Nov 2010

Still quite grapy. Very jammy; huge overload of fruit. In the mouth blackberries but it is a complete lack of tannin was most obvious and surprising. Quite floral. Very quaff-able.
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Re: 2007 Warre VP

Post by AHB » 00:44 Sat 27 Nov 2010

Deep red, still with a hint of purple; opaque. Violets and blueberries leap from the glass, noticeably herbaceous. Silky entry, full of blueberry. Massive palate presence, with a huge fruit impact. Tannins are firm but almost hidden by the fruit. Very peppery. Huge finish, aftertaste is dry and full of tobacco. The finish is long and dominated by blackcurrant skins. Delicious port, massively promising for the future. 92/100.
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