1970 Graham

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1970 Graham

Post by jdaw1 » 22:45 Mon 07 Oct 2013

With Andy Velebil visiting from California, it would have been rude not to. So we did, in The Bung Hole, on Tuesday 8th October 2013.

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Re: 1970 Graham

Post by jdaw1 » 11:23 Wed 09 Oct 2013

G70, decanted 12:45. Fantastic colour, dark red, 60% opaque. Taste starts with spice, no, white pepper, and is then very sweet. Big luscious fruit. Some claimed it was slightly corked, but too slightly for me. Excellent juice.

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Re: 1970 Graham

Post by djewesbury » 13:18 Wed 09 Oct 2013

Is DRT bringing a G70 from a different shipper bottler1 to every tasting? Interesting.

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Re: 1970 Graham

Post by AHB » 23:31 Tue 05 Nov 2013

Deep red colour, some bricking in the centre; 80% opaque. Just a little gentle heat on the nose, with some soft applemint. Sweet and balanced entry bringing generous sweet fruit with a core of acidity and still some gentle tannin. Thick texture. Gentle white pepper and hawthorn on the aftertaste before a very long hawthorn finish. 90/100
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