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A triple vertical of Gould Campbell, Smith Woodhouse and Quarles Harris, at the RAF Club on Thursday 17th November 2011, in honour of the 30th Birthday of the organiser. Links:
deep ruby red, VA on the nose which developed over time into some rather nasty smell of nail varnish remover, aceton; harsh alcoholic VA dominatd taste. Sadly a VA contaminated bt.
"Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough"
- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Mid red, orange rim, 60% opaque. Mature nose, lots of orange and dried cranberry. A lovely texture; generous fruit and soft tannins, good acidity balance. Dry finish, tobacco and cranberry. Another lovely wine. 87/100.
Pepper on the nose - nice colour, typical for its age - light weight, quite hot, with a finish of menthol and nuts.