1927 Taylor

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1927 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 22:25 Fri 14 Dec 2012

On Thursday 13th December 2012 a subset of the obvious suspects gathered at the Bell, Wendens Ambo CB11 4JY, to taste some treasures.

Links: Previously at the Bell: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

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Re: 1927 Taylor

Post by AHB » 22:02 Sun 16 Dec 2012

Rich and red, looking quite youthful; 80% opaque. Huge amounts of baked fruit on the nose, sadly also with lots of stink. Hollow and bitter on the palate, with the flavours of the stink dominating. Thin and dried out. Also dry, and tasting of wood ash on the aftertaste and with a finish that is full of dry and bitter fruit, but does have a tremendous length. The rating for this wine was significantly marked down by the palate and nose. 82/100
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Re: 1927 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 00:22 Mon 11 Feb 2013

T27. Red-brown, 50% opaque. Nose had a slight stink. In the palate too, with red fruit. Short, middle weight.

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