1960 Sandeman

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1960 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 11:55 Tue 03 Mar 2015

We gathered in The Boot & Flogger for non-Symington non-TFP ≤1994 Ports, in the presence of Henry Shotton.

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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by jdaw1 » 12:37 Tue 03 Mar 2015

S60 (IDJ). Mid-red, 30% opaque. Others found TCA. Palate hot, with a sensation of burnt red cherry.

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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by flash_uk » 18:45 Wed 04 Mar 2015

30% opacity, brown-orange, cloudy. Mildly TCA. A little thin and hot, little or no tannin. Guessed to be Fe63.

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Re: 1960 Sandeman

Post by AHB » 08:34 Sun 15 Mar 2015

Copper red colour, 30% opaque; attractive in appearance. A very slight taint of TCA on the palate, but this seems to fade with time in the glass which is not consistent with TCA taint. There is a woody element to the palate but with powerful fruit. Lifted and elegant fruit aftertaste with a good, long and mouth-filling finish. Lovely port. Served blind this was guessed to be Ferreira 1960. 89/100.
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