1904 Unknown (Bottled by Hicks & Co)

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Forum rules
Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Post Reply
User avatar
jdaw1
Taylor 1900
Posts: 19616
Joined: 15:03 Thu 21 Jun 2007
Location: London
Contact:

1904 Unknown (Bottled by Hicks & Co)

Post by jdaw1 » 10:57 Fri 19 Dec 2014

This post under construction.

The traditional gathering to taste bottles from the Unknown Shipper and His Peculiar Friends, in the Bell.

Links:

User avatar
djewesbury
Graham’s 1970
Posts: 8152
Joined: 20:01 Mon 31 Dec 2012
Location: Belfast
Contact:

Re: 1904 Unknown

Post by djewesbury » 18:57 Fri 19 Dec 2014

Cork gave the letters 'VINT'.

Light chestnut in colour, no really discernible nose but perhaps little wood. The mouth gave some heat, wood, currants, a lot of dryness and some heat at the finish.
Daniel J.
delete.. delete.. *sigh*.. delete...

User avatar
AHB
Fonseca 1970
Posts: 10975
Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
Location: Berkshire, UK

Re: 1904 Unknown

Post by AHB » 22:54 Wed 07 Jan 2015

Bottled by Hicks & Co of Plymouth, shipper unknown but vintage confirmed by wax seal. Honey orange in colour. Dusty nose, full of wood ash and oranges. Luscious in the mouth, thick texture with focused acidity but with full and powerful flavours of bitter grapefruit sweetened with treacle. Peppery and flavoursome aftertaste with a huge length of bitter citrus marmalade. Really very good port still going strong. 88/100.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 4 guests