1970 Martinez

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1970 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 22:46 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 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 11:24 Wed 09 Oct 2013

Mz70. Red, 40% opaque. Taste has heat and cherries. good weight, good fruit, mid sweetness. Only just shy of my voting zone.

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Re: 1970 Martinez

Post by AHB » 23:34 Tue 05 Nov 2013

Mid red, mature with a pale rose rim. Perfumed nose that is very attractive with lots of floral tones. Delicious entry, deep and dense in flavour; generous levels of fruit, very sweet. Really gentle tannins and a lovely texture. Delightful aftertaste with big flavours and a long finish. Showing really well. Delicious Port. 92/100
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