1967 Adam

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jdaw1
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1967 Adam

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Re: 1967 Adams

Post by jdaw1 » 12:29 Tue 03 Mar 2015

Adams 76, decanted 16:10 (DJ). Mucky red, perhaps because of its travel. But good port, some heat, and lots of bright red cherry fruit.

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Re: 1967 Adams

Post by djewesbury » 19:26 Tue 03 Mar 2015

This should be labelled as Quinta das Carvalhas.
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Re: 1967 Adams

Post by flash_uk » 18:37 Wed 04 Mar 2015

60% opacity, very cloudy plum colour. Sweetness, thin at the start, a bit flabby but big sweetness. Perhaps fading somewhat as it felt like the balance was a little off, lacking a bit of structure. Guessed to be Ca85.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1967 Adams

Post by AHB » 23:18 Thu 12 Mar 2015

Cork branded Quinta das Carvalhas. Very cloudy, mid-red, perhaps 80% opaque with the cloudiness. Gentle nose of soft red fruit, slightly sour. Neutral entry, slightly hollow but a nice balance between acidity and sweetness. The mid-palate is more fragrant and develops nicely, ending up being a lovely candied strawberry. Gentle chocolate on the aftertaste and a sweet strawberry finish; lingering and gentle. Served blind this was guessed to be Noval 1982. 86/100.
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