1994 Tesco

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AHB
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Re: 1994 Tesco

Post by AHB » 10:24 Fri 21 Sep 2012

My experience with Tesco 1994 is varied. Some bottles seem to drink very well while others show poorly. This is one of the latter. Deep red, slightly bricking on the rim. A touch stinky on the nose, very much smelling of "Goober's Grape Jelly"; not overly attractive. Hollow and subdued on the palate, fruit is slow to appear and is a touch stewed. Stewed fruit also shows on the finish. This port seems to suffer from significant bottle variation. This bottle is drinkable, but not overly enjoyable. 80/100 Decanted 10 hours.
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