???? Unknown (Bottled by Shortridge, Laughton and Co)

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???? Unknown (Bottled by Shortridge, Laughton and Co)

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: Unknown

Post by AHB » 22:05 Sun 16 Dec 2012

Bottled by Shortridge, Laughton & Co. An unknown port, with a short and unbranded cork. A touch of bottle stink, but then lots of VA, toffee apple and bovril. Sharp and dry on entry; very concentrated, hugely acidic and concentrated building up to a massive palate. Lots of VA also showing on the palate. A huge colheita wine, tasting as though it is very old. 84/100.
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