1970 Fonseca

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Graham’s 1970
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1970 Fonseca

Post by djewesbury » 15:38 Tue 12 Nov 2013

The night after the Niepoort tasting with Nick Delaforce, friends old and new met with Nick to drink some bottles that they brought. The venue was the Morning Star pub, Pottinger's Entry, Belfast, who found us about 80 glasses and served us with fine steaks.

The ports: With dinner, we had some wine: Review of the evening
The placemats
The planning thread
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Re: 1970 Fonseca

Post by djewesbury » 16:04 Tue 12 Nov 2013

Very dark, about 65%. My nose was only partly functioning on this evening, so I registered very little smell. In the mouth, an unexpected plumpness. Very round and toothy. Full and generous.

EDIT: 'Plumpness' was intended to read 'plumminess'.
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Re: 1970 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 17:36 Tue 12 Nov 2013

F70. Dark red, 70% opaque. Taste luscious, though slightly closed. Needs more cellar time!

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