1970 Sandeman

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jdaw1
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1970 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 22:11 Mon 14 May 2012


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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1970 Sandeman

Post by AHB » 23:05 Sat 19 May 2012

Mid red, mid maturity in colour. Perfumed nose with lovely lavender, really delicate and attractive. Lovely texture, mid weight palate presence. Lovely soft charcoal tannins support lots of sweet raspberry fruit. Delightful palate. Wonderful aftertaste and a very full finish of good length, and very sweet at the end. 88/100. 7 hour decant.
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Re: 1970 Sandeman

Post by RonnieRoots » 08:53 Tue 22 May 2012

Light, but lovely colour changing from ruby to garnet. Slightly dusty / leathery on the nose, but also hints of some very nice red fruit. On the palate some dark plum, cherry and strawberry. Hints of coffee and refined tannin. Not overly complex, but a lovely elegant port that's drinking extremely well.

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Re: 1970 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 22:24 Sun 10 Feb 2013

S70. Pink-red, 30% opaque. Nose had some red fruit, and a hint of VA. Taste noted only as ‟cherry then strawberry”.

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