1960 Taylor

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1960 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 23:29 Fri 25 Apr 2014

Wednesday 23rd April 2014, the day before the BFT, the day after A Flight of 1966, and the same day as a vertical of Sandeman arranged by Stevens Garnier (busy week), folks gathered in The Bung Hole for 1960 versus 1963.

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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1960 Taylor

Post by flash_uk » 14:23 Tue 06 May 2014

20% opacity orange brown. Sweet caramel nose, strawberry behind, but a bit stinky, rubbery. Sweet entry, caramel with a spirituous finish, not much heat, nicely smooth all the way. incorrectly guessed to be S60.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1960 Taylor

Post by AHB » 22:13 Fri 23 May 2014

Mid-orange, <10% opaque. Slightly smelly nose with gentle undertones. Soft and sweet entry, then lots of dry tannins and a slight bitterness under the sweet rosehip fruit. The fruit is very light, sweet and with acidic structure. Sharp acidity creates a brief burn on the aftertaste before a lovely, lingering sweetened cranberry finish of great length. 86/100.
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