1984 Delaforce Corte

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Re: 1984 Delaforce Quinta da Côrte

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Re: 1984 Delaforce Quinta da Côrte

Post by jdaw1 » 23:18 Wed 25 Apr 2012

DfC84, the colour noted only as ‟red”. The nose, gentle but pleasant, had raspberry. Taste very clearly of lemon and strawberry. Light, nicely balanced, summer afternoon port.

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Re: 1984 Delaforce Quinta da Côrte

Post by AHB » 17:07 Sun 29 Apr 2012

Pale and evolved; 5% opaque. Unattractive nose, dough and biscuits mixed with sour grapefruit. A touch of faint tannin on the palate, very weak and faded fruit — perhaps some coffee and mandarin. The flavours do grow well on the palate. Lovely and elegant finish that is unexpected given the weak palate presence. 84/100.
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Re: 1984 Delaforce Quinta da Côrte

Post by JacobH » 18:50 Sat 09 Jun 2012

Perhaps touch of the 1982. Very, very muted nose. Distant florality. In the mouth, a little sugar, but quite hard work to get anything else.
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