2005 Barros LBV

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2005 Barros LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 22:11 Fri 08 Apr 2011

Tasted at The Big Fortified Tasting, a trade fair in London at Glaziers Hall on Wed 06 April 2011 (Review thread, containing links to other tasting notes). This being a large trade-fair event, tasting notes generally brief.

Undated Barros LBV. Purple, 100% opacity. Very big. Very hot. Alas a brief moment of mid-palate roughness. Given two years in bottle this might be good. Apparently £18.

[Edit: retitled with ‘2005’ instead of ‘NV’ following posts below.]

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Re: NV Barros LBV

Post by JacobH » 10:20 Sat 09 Apr 2011

jdaw1 wrote:Tasted at The Big Fortified Tasting, a trade fair in London at Glaziers Hall on Wed 06 April 2011 (Review thread, containing links to other tasting notes). This being a large trade-fair event, tasting notes generally brief.

Undated Barros LBV. Purple, 100% opacity. Very big. Very hot. Alas a brief moment of mid-palate roughness. Given two years in bottle this might be good. Apparently £18.
Was this the 2005 LBV?
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Re: NV Barros LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 10:48 Sat 09 Apr 2011

There’s no date in the catalogue, and I failed to note one. Could be. Should I retitle the thread?

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Re: NV Barros LBV

Post by JacobH » 13:01 Thu 14 Apr 2011

jdaw1 wrote:There’s no date in the catalogue, and I failed to note one. Could be. Should I retitle the thread?
I noted the year down as 2005 and I don't think there was more than one LBV on the table, so I think that's safe to assume. We also seem to agree on the heat which suggests we might be tasting the same thing!

Barros 2005 LBV
Very spirity on the nose, somewhat disjointed in the mouth; unappealing.
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Re: NV Barros LBV

Post by AHB » 22:33 Sun 01 May 2011

I have this recorded as the 2005 Barros LBV, bottled in 2011. I would suggest changing both the title of this thread and also in the first post of the review thread.

Bottled 2011. Very dark in colour, an opaque red. Quite closed on the nose. Restrained entry, big tannins and modest fruit - the balance is not quite there. A big finish, tingling the iniside of the lips and with mild, chalky tannins and dry blackcurrant skin. A great finish that saves the wine from being quite poor. 81/100.

The people manning the table were not able to tell me whether this is traditional or filtered.
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Re: NV Barros LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 22:42 Sun 01 May 2011

AHB wrote:I have this recorded as the 2005 Barros LBV, bottled in 2011. I would suggest changing both the title of this thread and also in the first post of the review thread.
This thread re-titled.

First post of review thread owned by Jacob H.

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