1997 Fonseca

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1997 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 12:39 Sun 31 Aug 2014

F97. Dark dark red, 80% opaque. Nose awful. Corked? Palate hot and light, but no TCA. Hopefully a bad bottle, because this is well short of Fonseca’s standards. And the Graham was similarly awful.

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Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1997 Fonseca

Post by flash_uk » 15:51 Mon 01 Sep 2014

70% opacity, dark red. Nose a bit rubbery and stewed. Little acidity, dry finish.

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