1945 Ferreira

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jdaw1
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1945 Ferreira

Post by jdaw1 » 23:29 Sat 02 May 2015

On Saturday 9th May 2015 we had a splendid horizontal of 1945 in The RAF Club, ably arranged by Axel Probst/WorldOfPort.de.

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Re: 1945 Ferreira

Post by AHB » 20:21 Mon 11 May 2015

Burnished gold colour, 30% opaque. A touch oxidised and dirty on the nose, slightly off-putting. Rather flat on the palate, lacking in fruit but with lots of brown sugar. Little complexity, only sugar with the fruit having faded. Pleasant burnt brown sugar finish. Pleasant, but not great and a weaker wine in this context. 88/100.
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Re: 1945 Ferreira

Post by jdaw1 » 20:59 Sun 07 Jun 2015

Fr45. Tawny colour, 30% opaque. Not liked. High-toned, thin, and hot.

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Re: 1945 Ferreira

Post by jdaw1 » 10:05 Mon 08 Jun 2015

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(THRA left his notes behind, and has given permission to JDAW for them to be posted. Because of the faintness of the pencil, the contrast has been digitally enhanced.)

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