1987 Martinez

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PhilW
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1987 Martinez

Post by PhilW » 16:32 Thu 27 Nov 2014


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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1987 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 12:07 Fri 28 Nov 2014

Mz87. Dark red, 80% opaque. Little nose. Palate light, no fruit, hint of dirt. Pleasantly nothing.

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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1987 Martinez

Post by flash_uk » 22:50 Tue 23 Dec 2014

70% opacity, dark red purple. Nose slightly stewey, some pepper. In the mouth early fruit, big tannins, prunes and pepper.

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1987 Martinez

Post by AHB » 22:54 Sun 04 Jan 2015

Deep red and quite youthful in appearance; 95% opaque. Youthful nose full of cherry - attractive and mouthwatering. Concentrated fruit on the palate with soft tannins providing structure on the palate. Tannins are soft and chocolaty. Dry and softly tannic aftertaste, gentle and enjoyable finish. This is nice port with a lot of promise for the future. Late on the finish comes a very nice flash or orange / tangerine. 86/100.
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