1977 Fonseca

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1977 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 19:50 Wed 12 Oct 2011

On Tuesday 11th October 2011, at the RAF Club, was held a ‘square’ tasting of {Dow, Fonseca, Graham, Taylor} × {1963, 1966, 1970, 1977}. Our honoured guest was Cynthia Jenson, official blogger to the Symingtons.

Links:Before being unblinded F77 was ‟p77”.

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Re: 1977 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 22:51 Thu 13 Oct 2011

p77, lated identified as F77: red, 40% opaque. Concisely I recorded ‟red plum fruit”.

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Re: 1977 Fonseca

Post by AHB » 22:16 Mon 14 Nov 2011

Gentle red colour, 60% opaque. Fresh, perfumed nose - actually slightly odd. Very neutral entry, then slightly sour and dominated by acidity, lacking a little in fruit. Dry and berry dominated aftertaste and finish. Surely this can't be a representative bottle? Served blind and guessed to be the Fonseca. 82/100.
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