1922 Martinez

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1922 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 23:31 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: 1922 Martinez

Post by AHB » 23:12 Tue 20 Dec 2011

A bottle ullaged to mid-shoulder. Medium red colour, 40% opaque. Oxidised nose, slightly smelly. Neutral entry, slightly hollow with soft and gentle flavours of sweet raspberry. Gentle aftertaste of soft coffee and vanilla. 87/100.
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Graham’s 1948
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Re: 1922 Martinez

Post by DRT » 22:36 Wed 25 Jan 2012

A little stink on the nose. Sweet entry with some tannin remaining in a very long, dry finish.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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