NV Andresen 10YO Tawny (bottled 1945)

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NV Andresen 10YO Tawny (bottled 1945)

Post by jdaw1 » 18:45 Mon 11 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: NV Andresen 10yo tawny (bottled 1945)

Post by AHB » 20:05 Mon 11 May 2015

Bottled in 1945 to celebrate the centenary of Andresen. Golden straw colour, slightly cloudy; 30% opaque. Sour lime and green sugar cane on the nose, rather harsh. Coffee on the early palate and through to the mid palate. A nice acidity keeps the port fresh on the palate and gives a good length. A spicy aftertaste, then a rather sticky golden syrup finish with lots of burnt coffee. 87/100.
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Re: NV Andresen 10yo tawny (bottled 1945)

Post by jdaw1 » 21:38 Sun 07 Jun 2015

Andresen 10yo tawny (bottled 1945), but presented blind. Tawny colour, 30% opaque. Palate very hot, smooth and very tawny. The heat having passed, charming and pleasant.

Mis-guessed to be a 30Y tawny.

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