1997 Dow

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1997 Dow

Post by jdaw1 » 12:38 Sun 31 Aug 2014

D97, decanted 21:15 the previous day. Dark dark red, 85% opaque. Nose dry and dusty. Palate had cherry and plum, lot of fruit. Ending short. Needs much more cellar time. WOTN.

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Dow 1980
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Re: 1997 Dow

Post by flash_uk » 15:50 Mon 01 Sep 2014

Decanted 21 hours, 70% opacity, brick red. Slightly musty nose, little bit of hospital=menthol, and stewed fruit. Smooth entry, plums, very little acidity.

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