1980 Quarles Harris

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1980 Quarles Harris

Post by DRT » 22:36 Wed 23 Feb 2011

"The first duty of Port is to be red"
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Re: 1980 Quarles Harris

Post by DRT » 22:51 Wed 23 Feb 2011

Very dark. Molases and stewed plums on the nose. Tastes of wood. Corked. :(
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Re: 1980 Quarles Harris

Post by AHB » 14:20 Wed 02 Mar 2011

From a half bottle. Deep red, youthful appearance. A touch of TCA on the nose; swirling releases mushroom tones. Woody impact, wet cardboard flavours dominate. Lingering and pleasant finish. NR.
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