1873 Sandeman

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1873 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 18:28 Wed 11 May 2011

Sandeman Vertical on Friday 12th May 2011 at the RAF Club, Piccadilly, London.

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Re: 1873 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 10:45 Sun 15 May 2011

S1873. Orange, 25% opaque. Nose very spirity, and became moe spirity with the passage of time. To taste a burst of sweet cloyingness, then very hot, but a long ending.

It is always a privilege to taste such ancient bottles, but, as drink, not liked.

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Re: 1873 Sandeman

Post by AHB » 21:50 Tue 17 May 2011

Golden orange in colour, 20% opaque. Nosing of orange peel and compost. Sharp, sweet and full of orange peel on the palate. A long finish of tangy seville orange marmalade, Very intense and amazingly alive. Sadly, 5 hours later this had fallen apart in the glass. 86/100.
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Re: 1873 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 13:34 Fri 03 Jun 2011

Richard Mayson’s TNs from this event: ‘permalink’.

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