1970 Warre

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jdaw1
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1970 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 12:03 Tue 23 Dec 2014

Monday 22nd December 2014, chez Christopher: Port, steak on a barbecue, then cigars.

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Re: 1970 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 12:14 Tue 23 Dec 2014

W70, decanted 07:30. Dark red, 60% opaque. Early palate rich, with some heat. Mid-palate slightly hollow (for which reason I preferred the Ck70. Good mature Port; very soft and lovely drinking.

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Re: 1970 Warre

Post by AHB » 23:07 Wed 07 Jan 2015

Delicious colour, deep red with a slightly paler rim; 70% opaque. A touch empty on the nose at first, but patience allows a very attractive hedgerow fruit and purple damson to develop. Lively and fresh entry, lots of fresh and acidic fruit all combined into a typical Warre elegance and balance to the fresh body of this port. Lovely, lifted, fragrant flavours on the aftertaste. A really fine example of the elegance of mature Warre. 94/100.
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