1991 Fonseca Guimaraens

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1991 Fonseca Guimaraens

Post by AHB » 10:18 Wed 16 Mar 2011

From half bottle. Opaque (but there was fine sediment in the bottom of the glass), mid red colour. Stewed rhubarb and a funky nose, perhaps indicating a spoiled bottle. Nice palate, with plenty of mature fruit showing stewed apricots and ginger. Hot aftertaste, full of soft oranges. More enjoyable than indicated by the nose. Guessed to be Dow 1983. 82/100.
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Re: 1991 Fonseca Guimaraens

Post by JacobH » 11:42 Wed 16 Mar 2011

Deeply coloured, still, in the middle. Reddening on the edge. Some rounded fruit on the nose. Initially quite nice fruit. Then rather astringent finish. Fine but not great.
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