1934 Martinez

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PhilW
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1934 Martinez

Post by PhilW » 16:28 Thu 27 Nov 2014


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jdaw1
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Re: 1934 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 11:38 Fri 28 Nov 2014

Mz34. Red-brown, 30% opaque. Varnish on nose. Early in the glass, soft, light, grape-pip bitterness. Good, but not great. A late note recorded “soft and lovely”.

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Re: 1934 Martinez

Post by djewesbury » 12:31 Sat 13 Dec 2014

Light chestnut, with light pink through it. A nose of light cherries - really an absolutely excellent nose, big but delicate and fragrant. This was orangey in the mouth, some currants, some heat in the finish. The finish was short and hot but still, this was excellent as far as I was concerned.
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flash_uk
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Re: 1934 Martinez

Post by flash_uk » 22:22 Thu 18 Dec 2014

30% opacity, warm burnt orange. Sweet nose, oranges. Lovely sweetness in the mouth, tongue tingling. Heat builds gently all along. Smooth, and fine length. Very fine stuff.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1934 Martinez

Post by AHB » 22:40 Sun 04 Jan 2015

Lovely glowing reddish-orange, 20%. Less pronounced on the nose than the 1922 or 1927 with some harshness and dirty tones. The palate presence is good with a nice texture, if slightly thin. Big mid-palate, full of flavours and with a much bigger profile than would have been expected from the entry. Slightly dry, but floral and elegant with a peppery essence. A burst of acidity on the aftertaste; a huge finish, long and full. 94/100.
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