1958 Warre

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jdaw1
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1958 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 18:01 Sat 31 May 2014

Oscar Quevedo was in London, so we opened some 1958s.

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Re: 1958 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 21:28 Tue 03 Jun 2014

W58, originally ζ = zeta. Red-brown, 20% opaque. Nose bad burnt stink. Palate burnt at start, then intense heat. Then fades leaving sweetness, then nothing.

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Re: 1958 Warre

Post by oscar quevedo » 12:47 Fri 06 Jun 2014

Warre 1958. Light ruby, brick colour. Alcoholic, pharmacy flavours. Maybe because of the quality of the alcohol, it reminds me all the time a hospital. Very simple and light.

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Re: 1958 Warre

Post by AHB » 15:58 Sun 08 Jun 2014

Very light burnished gold; 10% opaque. Powerful rosemary on the nose, more promised oxidation. Unpleasant oxidised, antiseptic palate with the fruit completely lost. Bitter aftertaste, bitter rosemary finish and good length. Served blind, guessed to be Delaforce. Zeta. 77/100. Drunk 03-Jun-14. Decanted 3 hours.
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