1955 Taylor

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1955 Taylor

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Re: 1955 Taylor

Post by JacobH » 13:37 Thu 23 Dec 2010

Deep red in the middle, with a pinkish edge. Tobacco and peat predominated on the nose. In the mouth, good, elegant fruit. After-taste tasted oddly of Cognac but attractive nonetheless.
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Re: 1955 Taylor

Post by AHB » 21:51 Mon 03 Jan 2011

J Sarson & Son bottled. Lovely mature, red colour. Gorgeous, open nose, full of ripe cranberry. Big palate presence, sweet and full of red licorice with hints of Angostura Bitters. Bitter aftertaste, but big and mouthfilling; this morphs into a long, sweet finish. This has a surprising amount of structure. 88/100.
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