1977 Taylor

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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djewesbury
Graham’s 1970
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1977 Taylor

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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Post by djewesbury » 16:06 Tue 12 Nov 2013

Many were adamant that this was corked. I seem impervious to TCA (or maybe I was suffering from too much of a cold). I found acid, and little else.
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Re: 1977 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 17:31 Tue 12 Nov 2013

T77.Dark red, 60% opaque. Nose had heat and mint. The alleged TCA wasn”t showing for me: big, full, and soft texture. Hint of closedness. I thought good port needing more cellar time.

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