1963 Warre

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1963 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 19:50 Thu 03 May 2012

On Wednesday 2nd May 2012 Johnny Symington joined some regulars at The Bung Hole” , partly to show off the Graham 1952 Single Harvest Tawny. All this after a day spent at The Big Fortified Tasting.

Links: ”  We are boycotting the corporately anodyne new name. Really, what snorey-dull person did that?

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Re: 1963 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 21:01 Sat 05 May 2012

W63, brought by PW. Red-brown, 40% opaque. Nose had lots of smoky cedar notes. Palate also had cedar, some heat, good sweetness. But slightly dried out.

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Re: 1963 Warre

Post by AHB » 09:08 Tue 08 May 2012

Very mildly corked nose, lively and spicy underneath the flatness. Lots of caramel and gentle fruit; very spicy palate. Spicy, rather than fiery aftertaste and a long, enjoyable finish. 88/100.
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