1991 Croft

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1991 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 07:24 Fri 08 Jun 2012

In The Bung Hole, on Wednesday 6th June 2012, we said farewell to everybody’s favourite French-Armenian waitress.

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Re: 1991 Croft

Post by AHB » 08:20 Fri 08 Jun 2012

Deep red, dark in colour and opaque. Beautiful fresh nose full of blackcurrants. Hollow entry, initially amazingly light but then hidden fruit starts to appear and develops well to give a really good mouthfull of fruit. Delightful afteraste dominated by theblackcurrants and with a generous length. Very closed initially on the palate. One to tuck away for a few years as this is a little closed. 84/100. 11½ hour decant.
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Re: 1991 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 19:20 Sat 16 Jun 2012

Cr91, brought by DRT on behalf of AS, and decanted at 8am. Red-purple, 90% opaque. Nose had leather and plum. Mid-weight, nicely balanced, plums, sweetness, heat late. Not monstrously big, but in five years will be wonderful drinking.

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