1980 Quarles Harris

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1980 Quarles Harris

Post by jdaw1 » 23:06 Thu 09 Feb 2012

On Wednesday 8th February 2012 four port enthusiasts met in The Bung Hole to enjoy some fine port, served blind. And we did. Links:

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Re: 1980 Quarles Harris

Post by jdaw1 » 23:38 Thu 09 Feb 2012

QH80: red-purple, 90% opaque. Nose young, with plum and prune and leather. To taste light; pruney fruit. Very pleasant but light.

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Fonseca 1966
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Re: 1980 Quarles Harris

Post by DRT » 00:37 Fri 10 Feb 2012

Melon nose - very dark - mid weight with stewed fruit and a very dry finish.
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Dow 1980
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Re: 1980 Quarles Harris

Post by PhilW » 10:10 Fri 10 Feb 2012

All I can say is that it didn't taste like F83 :)

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