1991 Quinta de la Rosa

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1991 Quinta de la Rosa

Post by jdaw1 » 11:53 Sat 25 Feb 2012

Rs91: dark dark red, 80% opaque. Nose full of young fruit. Weak start to the palate, with superficial fruit and dryness underneath. Tasted young.

Is the lightness, or at least non-fullness, characteristic of 1991?

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Re: 1991 Quinta de la Rosa

Post by Cookie » 11:43 Sun 26 Feb 2012

Rs91...Dark red with a distict blackcurrant nose. Entry for me was quite thin and complex with a hint of bitter chocolate and moderate heat. The finish, although quite short, was probably the most pleasant part of this wine as it seemed to smooth out and give a spearmint aftertaste. Nice wine that will probably need a few more years to come good.
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Re: 1991 Quinta de la Rosa

Post by AHB » 22:11 Mon 27 Feb 2012

Deep red and opaque. Sweet blackcurrants leap out of the glass. Modest entry, hollow on the palate. Mid-palate has hints of sweet blueberries in the background with soft tannins and light acidity. Dry aftertaste and short finish dominated by bitter flavours of birch sap. Not a great wine to drink today. 80/100.
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