1935 Croft

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1935 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 23:29 Thu 15 Dec 2011

The annual Christmas event, this instance on Thursday 15th December 2011, as always in The Bell, Wendens Ambo, Essex CB11 4JY, and as always with the theme The Unknown Shipper and His Peculiar Friends.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1935 Croft

Post by AHB » 23:00 Tue 20 Dec 2011

Full of large pieces of particulate, but otherwise a deep orange colour; 30% opaque. Modest nose with a little mildly spicy fruit. Mild entry, with an elegant mid-palate. Mature and evolved, almost colheita-like. Massive finish with a huge, slighly hot, finish that is just fabulous. 89/100.
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Graham’s 1948
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Re: 1935 Croft

Post by DRT » 22:24 Wed 25 Jan 2012

Light colour with lots of bits in it. Very, very sweet and cloying. I guessed Sandeman, probably for no particular reason.
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