- Taylor 1900
- Posts: 19395
- Joined: 15:03 Thu 21 Jun 2007
- Location: London
People gathered in the Bung Hole to do the obvious. There was a chance of being joined by a newbie, to sample his TV64, but he was a no-show.
- Fonseca LBV
- Posts: 121
- Joined: 11:14 Tue 12 May 2009
Similar colour to OBV 83. Very dark, maybe 80%. Strong, overpowering smell of berries and vanilla (only detected after DRT mentioned it). Jammy taste that didn't last longer than 30 seconds. Consider buying more.
- Fonseca 1970
- Posts: 10713
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Deep red in colour, just starting to soften on the rim; 95% opaque. Lovely nose, full of attractive morello cherry fruit on the huge nose. Powerful, sweet cherry fruit also dominates the palate. Lovely ripe tannins support a big flavoured palate with lots of fruit. Simple but with a big presence and well balanced. Lovely big aftertaste and a long length. Fine port, but rather straightforward on this showing. 86/100. 14 hour decant.
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