1968 Graham Malvedos

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1968 Graham Malvedos

Post by jdaw1 » 23:01 Thu 15 Nov 2012

GM68. Brick red, 20% opaque. Nose stewed, and a bit dirty, without fruit. Very hot. Very very hot. Then very dry at the end.

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Re: 1968 Graham Malvedos

Post by jdaw1 » 00:41 Sat 17 Nov 2012

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Re: 1968 Graham Malvedos

Post by griff » 11:19 Sat 24 Nov 2012

Pale with some red/brown staining. This was lean and slightly insipid after what came before. Walnut finish.

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Re: 1968 Graham Malvedos

Post by AHB » 18:07 Sun 25 Nov 2012

Watery appearance, reddish-orange in colour, 20% opaque. Concentrated orange on the nose, not overly attractive but nor is it unattractive. Nice and thick texture on entry, sweet and rich orange fruit with a strong acidity providing balance and structure. Lovely burst of floral Turkish Delight on the aftertaste before a sweet strawberry jam finish takes hold and stays a good time. Enjoyable, if slightly cloying. 88/100
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