1994 Martinez

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1994 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 12:09 Fri 28 Nov 2014

Mz94. Lovely red, 60% opaque. Nose dirty. Actually nose so dirty, like ’85 and ’97, that not tasted.

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Dow 1980
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Re: 1994 Martinez

Post by flash_uk » 22:52 Tue 23 Dec 2014

45% opacity, red. Nose jammy - strawberry. Sweet - jam, tea and tannin.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1994 Martinez

Post by AHB » 22:56 Sun 04 Jan 2015

Deep red and attractive, showing signs of early maturity; 85% opaque. Lovely delicate fruit on the nose, a swirl of the glass bringing out sharp redcurrants. Later, the nose was still attractive and fruity. Lovely fruity palate with soft tannins giving a nice structure. Plenty of sweet and fragrant fruit on the palate. A gentle and fragrant aftertaste and a lingering finish. Soft and gentle this suffers from also being slightly flabby. 85/100.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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