1980 Taylor

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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DRT
Graham’s 1948
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1980 Taylor

Post by DRT » 19:54 Tue 17 May 2011

Consumed at the Crusting Pipe on 16 May 2011.

Organisation thread.
Review thread.
Croft 1970 (JDAW)
Smith Woodhouse Madalena 1988 (DRT)
Quevedo 20 Year Tawny (OJMQ)
Fonseca 1985 (CMAG)
Croft 1963 (RAYC)
Cockburn 1970 (THRA)
Gould Campbell 1977 (RAYC)
Taylor 1980 (Team)

A team purchase from the Crusting Pipe, necessitated by the elves finishing all our other bottles when we weren't looking: Red cherry nose - very sweet - mid weight - lots of alcohol on the finish. This would have benefited from more than 5 seconds in the decanter.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1980 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 19:12 Fri 20 May 2011

T80, glorious red 70% opaque. Nose: tannin, plum. Medium structure. Light fruit. Sweet at end.

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