1985 Martinez

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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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PhilW
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1985 Martinez

Post by PhilW » 16:31 Thu 27 Nov 2014


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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1985 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 12:06 Fri 28 Nov 2014

Mz85. Glorious red, 60% opaque. Nose dirty. Actually nose so dirty, like ’94 and ’97, that not tasted.

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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1985 Martinez

Post by flash_uk » 22:49 Tue 23 Dec 2014

40% opacity, brown-red. Cigars on the nose. Thin, dry, tannic, peppery.

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1985 Martinez

Post by AHB » 22:53 Sun 04 Jan 2015

Deep red in colour, almost opaque at 90% opacity. Pronounced nose with salty caramel and little fruit. Dirty flavours on the palate. Unpleasant. A bad bottle. NR.
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