1945 Taylor

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1945 Taylor

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Re: 1945 Taylor

Post by AHB » 20:40 Mon 11 May 2015

Mature red colour, deep brick-red; 60%. Some farmyard on the nose, lively fruit with lots of citrus fruit and cherry. Sweet and syrupy entry. Delicious mature fruit flavours swamp the palate yet reveal a hint of tannins. Huge amounts of sweet cherry fruit on the palate, despite the alcoholic heat. The heat burns on the finish and warms the inside of the lips on the aftertaste. Then a fantastic finish of sweet, concentrated cherries. A real Taylor powerhouse. Very impressive port. 96/100. Decanted 3 hours.
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Re: 1945 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 21:35 Sun 07 Jun 2015

T45. Darkish red, 50% opaque. Nose of dark cherry. Palate of bright red fruit, with heat. Lighter than perfect. Definitely strawberries.

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Re: 1945 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 10:06 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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