1966 Warre

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jdaw1
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1966 Warre

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 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 14:30 Wed 18 Apr 2012

W66, bright red, 30% opaque. Nose had heat. taste very dry, start, middle, and finish. Some red fruit, including strawberry.

By itself this would have been fine port. But it wasn’t quite as fine as the others on the day.

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Re: 1966 Warre

Post by AHB » 10:01 Sun 29 Apr 2012

Oporto bottled. A rich, mature red in colour; 35% opaque. Restrained on the nose; sweet redcurrants and rosemary. Nice body on entry, but lighter than the Croft or Gould Campbell. Nicely balanced with a good combination of fruit and tobacco. Wonderful aftertaste, followed by a short but sticky finish. 91/100.
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