1966 Gould Campbell

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1966 Gould Campbell

Post by jdaw1 » 14:52 Mon 16 Apr 2012

Some of the obvious suspects gathered, with Stephanie T. Galley (friend of wife of jdaw1), in The Bung Hole, to drink some 1966s.

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Re: 1966 Gould Campbell

Post by jdaw1 » 14:30 Wed 18 Apr 2012

GC66. Dark red, 40% opaque. Mint on the nose. Lighter than the Croft, heat, and strawberry. Slight mocha bitterness mid palate. Excellent, even though lighter.

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Re: 1966 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 10:00 Sun 29 Apr 2012

BBR bottled. Deep red, very rich in colour, 50% opaque. Plummy nose, rich and sweet. Velvety texture on entry; less intense initially on the palate than the Croft, but grows impressively with late spiciness on the mid-palate. Big and spicy aftertaste, dry and tingling finish of great length. Really good, tannins still showing on the finish! 93/100.
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