2003 Sainsbury TTD

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2003 Sainsbury TTD

Post by jdaw1 » 22:56 Thu 20 Sep 2012


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Re: 2003 Sainsbury’s

Post by AHB » 10:22 Fri 21 Sep 2012

Deep red, opaque. Showing slightly dusty fruit on the nose. Restrained on the palate on entry; slow to show the fruit, but this develops well until it fills the palate. There is a rich fruitcake aftertaste and a tremendous length finish. This is fine vintage port. 89/100. Decanted 24 hours.
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Re: 2003 Sainsbury’s

Post by jdaw1 » 22:29 Fri 21 Sep 2012

Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference 2003: dark red-purple. Taste started with lots of cedar, and smoke behind. Fruits then appeared, dark berry, with a light ending.

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Re: 2003 Sainsbury’s

Post by WS1 » 16:07 Sun 23 Sep 2012

really good port and for me the winner of the night. A bit of blue berry muffin taste; strong dark berry nose; good body structure with profound tannins. Long finish. Needs at least another 10-15 years bottleage to show its true potential and to be ready for drinking.
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