NV Borges Muito Velho

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NV Borges Muito Velho

Post by jdaw1 » 11:53 Tue 12 Nov 2013

NV Borges VVV bottled 1947
Thursday 31st October 2013, at The Bung Hole, with a vague non-theme of ‟All Hallows’ Eve: Remember the Dead (Blinded and Decorated)”.

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Re: NV Borges VVV bottled 1947

Post by jdaw1 » 23:22 Sat 16 Nov 2013

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Re: NV Borges VVV bottled 1947

Post by jdaw1 » 16:21 Sun 17 Nov 2013

Borges VVV. Cloudy brown. Nose stinky. Obviously wood aged.

Later, others showed more enthusiasm.

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Re: NV Borges VVV bottled 1947

Post by djewesbury » 21:13 Sun 17 Nov 2013

Was this relabelled by the owner, or by the shipper?
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Re: NV Borges VVV bottled 1947

Post by DRT » 22:25 Sun 17 Nov 2013

jdaw1 wrote:Borges VVV. Cloudy brown. Nose stinky. Obviously wood aged.

Later, others showed more enthusiasm.
Did the wine improve with time, or was it the Port tasting equivalent of beer goggles that made it appear more attractive to some?
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Re: NV Borges VVV bottled 1947

Post by jdaw1 » 22:33 Sun 17 Nov 2013

DRT wrote:Did the wine improve with time, or was it the Port tasting equivalent of beer goggles that made it appear more attractive to some?
If I recall correctly, which for the same goggle reason might not be so, some others had ab initio enthusiasm.

Also it received three third-place votes:

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Re: NV Borges VVV bottled 1947

Post by uncle tom » 17:40 Tue 19 Nov 2013

Was this relabelled by the owner, or by the shipper?
By the shipper.
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