1977 Berry Brothers

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1977 Berry Brothers

Post by jdaw1 » 18:04 Sat 17 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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Re: 1977 Berry Bros & Rudd (Quarles Harris)

Post by AHB » 23:14 Tue 20 Dec 2011

Shipped by Quarles Harris. Deep red, 90% opaque. Lovely nose, big and full with masses of redcurrant. Modest entry, sweet rose hips and good balance. Mid-palate a little astringent, restrained and youthful. Lovely gentle aftertaste with lots of raspberry jelly. A long jelly finish. Lovely - but very young. 89/100.
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