1979 Dow Bomfim

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1979 Dow Quinta do Bomfim

Post by jdaw1 » 22:46 Tue 16 Oct 2012

Obvious suspects gathered in The Bung Hole, theoretically to quality-assure Tom’s new case of 1958 Delaforce, but really for good company and ports.

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Re: 1979 Dow Quinta do Bomfim

Post by jdaw1 » 23:00 Tue 16 Oct 2012

DB79, brought by Alex. Lovely red, 40% opaque. Nose wrong. Taste started sweet, rich with red fruit. Then the wet dog.

Why do so many corked wines have a great colour?

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Re: 1979 Dow Quinta do Bomfim

Post by jdaw1 » 00:00 Wed 17 Oct 2012

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Re: 1979 Dow Quinta do Bomfim

Post by AHB » 08:30 Tue 23 Oct 2012

Deep red, 50% opque. Badly corked. Not tasted. Not rated.

It does seem that TCA tainted wines are often a deeper and richer red than their untainted counterparts.
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