1935 Cockburn

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1935 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 12:53 Sat 21 Dec 2013

On Thursday 19th December 2013 a subset of the obvious suspects gathered at The Bell in Wendens Ambo to taste old, peculiar and unknown bottles.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1935 Cockburn

Post by AHB » 22:27 Sun 22 Dec 2013

Dark amber colour, light orange rim. Bottle stink dominates the nose. Gentle treacle and orange on the palate; coffee and Bourbon biscuits. Soft milk chocolate and caramel on the finish. Very evolved, but very enjoyable. From a bottle that was decanted in the 1960s, but was not consumed at the time and was rebottled. 86/100
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Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1935 Cockburn

Post by RAYC » 23:33 Sun 22 Dec 2013

My notes say "oxidised" and the nose was not particularly clean, but from memory this was not entirely without merit with nice tertiary characteristics. No rating given.
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Re: 1935 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 17:22 Sat 31 May 2014

Brown, 30% opaque. Nose stinky. Palate “awful”.

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