1977 Warre

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1977 Warre

Post by AHB » 22:17 Wed 07 Jan 2015

From magnum. Red bronze in colour, 30% opaque. Attractive sweet fruit on the nose. Restrained in the palate, unevolved and youthful. Oddly the mid palate showed more maturity with delicious spices and leather. The wonderful aftertaste was dominated by spiced fruit and had a long and lovely duration. A wine which will happily cellar and improve for another decade or two. 89/100.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by LGTrotter » 02:11 Thu 08 Jan 2015

I thought this seemed a bit doddery for a 77. Rather too open, loose one might almost say on the palate. I had been looking forward to this as I had heard good things of it. But it just didn't work for me. No much on the nose, no real get up and go. Meh.

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by djewesbury » 20:38 Thu 08 Jan 2015

Nice - light strawberries in the nose, behind heat; the mouth had strawberry syrup and a lot of heat. I didn't mind the heat though.
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Morgan 1991
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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by AW77 » 22:31 Sun 18 Jan 2015

smells of eucalyptus + a little bit of varnish, good body, some alcoholic heat, though
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