1966 Souza Colheita

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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1966 Souza colheita

Post by flash_uk » 11:22 Wed 23 Apr 2014

30% opacity, tobacco yellow brown. Lots of sediment. On the nose, diesel, sickly sweet resin, pungent, tea. Didn't note the taste, think it was a bit confusing.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1966 Souza colheita

Post by AHB » 21:57 Fri 23 May 2014

Bottled 1992. Cloudy appearance, with a hint of green on the rim. Rubber bands on the nose with unpleasant treacle or black syrup. Good acidity on the palate but little flavour other than some vague honey and - surprisingly - lots of tannin. Not great on the palate. Bitter grapefruit skin on the finish. 81/100. Decanted 8½ hours.
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Graham’s 1970
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Re: 1966 Souza colheita

Post by djewesbury » 15:49 Sun 08 Jun 2014

A dirty, woody brown, with lots of sediment; but not murky. This had a sharp, woody pungency, and was decidedly resinous.
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