1970 Warre

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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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PhilW
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1970 Warre

Post by PhilW » 14:25 Tue 25 Sep 2012

On Monday 24th September 2012, several members of TPF met at TBH for a dual mini-vertical of Warre's and Fonseca ports of the same years.

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1970 Warre

Post by AHB » 10:48 Wed 31 Oct 2012

Mid red core, good rim; 70% opaque. A touch of heat on the nose, full of spicy tobacco. A very slight touch of VA, but rather light. Sweet entry, soft and gentle; flavours grow nicely on the palate with only gentle tannins. Hot aftertaste, soft red jelly baby finish before a bracing black licorice finish. 91/100. Decanted 9 hours
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Taylor 1900
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Re: 1970 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 16:52 Sat 29 Mar 2014

W70, Anduze decanting, opened 07:00, decanted 10:00. Dark red, 50% opaque. Nose of strawberry, lightly. Palate also strawberry, but slightly lighter than perfect — oh the joy of such fussiness. But soft strawberry to the very and delicious end. Rounded, gentle, big, lovely.

PhilW
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Re: 1970 Warre

Post by PhilW » 17:40 Fri 11 Apr 2014

medium colour, pink (no orange), absolutely delicious
Rating: Excellent

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