1960 Martinez

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PhilW
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1960 Martinez

Post by PhilW » 16:29 Thu 27 Nov 2014


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jdaw1
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Re: 1960 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 11:49 Fri 28 Nov 2014

Mz60. red, 30% opaque. Varnish on nose, and on palate, which was unremarkably mid- to light-weight.

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Re: 1960 Martinez

Post by djewesbury » 12:35 Sat 13 Dec 2014

Mid walnut colour, about 20% still. Nose of clove drops or clove oil. Big, figgy fruit in the mouth, with acid and fire in the end. Lovely.
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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1960 Martinez

Post by AHB » 22:45 Sun 04 Jan 2015

Burnished gold colour, 10% opaque. Gentle nose of fragrant Turkish delight and mandarin juice. Later the nose also showed some of the characteristic caramel mixed in with the mandarin. Medium to light bodied, evolved but fragrant on the palate. Sweet and floral but slightly lacking in acidity to give balance. Floral finish, elegant and delightful but too sweet for my taste. 88/100.
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