1967 Cockburn

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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djewesbury
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1967 Cockburn

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: 1967 Cockburn

Post by djewesbury » 16:02 Tue 12 Nov 2013

Bought from Fairley's of Coleraine - a test purchase to evaluate their stock. Would it show well?

Red-pink, more red than pink. A very delicate, small nose. Strawberries and soft, late heat.
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Re: 1967 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 17:33 Tue 12 Nov 2013

Ck67, mis-labelled on the placemats as G77 (not my fault!). Lovely red, 50% opaque. Taste big and unctuous, with red fruits early palate. Mid palate lighter, with heat. Good balance. Mildred, sitting opposite me, found marzipan.

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