1977 Warre

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jdaw1
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1977 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 14:46 Thu 26 Sep 2013


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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by AHB » 18:52 Thu 26 Sep 2013

Deep red, 70% opaque. Subdued on the nose with lots of dusty redcurrants. Very dusty on the palate, medium in weight. Lots of delicate floral flavours develop late, with the delicacy perhaps indicating a lightweight palate rather than a medium weight Very powdery tannins, very dusty and consistent with the delicacy of the wine. Soft and very sweet finish, full of icing sugar and bubbe gum, A little shorter on the finish that most of the other ports shown alongside. 88/100. Drunk 25-Sep-13. Decanted 1 hour
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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 15:45 Sat 28 Sep 2013

W77. Big, with a hint of grit. Good weight, strawberry identifiable within the red fruit medley. Good port, but under-appreciated on the day.

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