1992 Fonseca

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jdaw1
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1992 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 09:09 Tue 17 Feb 2015

On Monday 19th January 2015 we gathered in the Red Room of the Boot and Flogger to drink some Fonseca, including a bottle that had been drawn from an imperial on Saturday 17th (discussion).

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Re: 1992 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 11:22 Tue 17 Feb 2015

F92. Dark red, 65% opaque. Lovely red cherry, great structure. Hint of lavender.

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Re: 1992 Fonseca

Post by DRT » 13:12 Tue 17 Feb 2015

This bottle was drawn from team stock donated to :tpf: by Stephen Eggis following his conversion to Teetotalism.

Thank you Stephen.
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Re: 1992 Fonseca

Post by AHB » 23:20 Thu 26 Feb 2015

Stored in a flat in Battersea since being shipped to the UK. Deep red with a rose coloured rim, almost opaque. Little on the nose at first, then some faint raisin and rose hip. Mature fruit at first, then sweet and pleasant fruit. Quite punchy on the palate - delicious. Sweet raisiny finish. Lovely port, more evolved and softer than the other bottle of Fonseca 1992 shown alongside. 89/100. Decanted 27 hours.
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