1966 Taylor

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jdaw1
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1966 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 19:02 Thu 11 Jun 2015

A theme suggested by Flash: the ‘Sweet-Spot Vintages’, being 1966, 1970, and 1977, in each of Dow, Graham, Taylor, and Warre. So on Wednesday 17th June 2015 we gathered at Davy’s Woolgate.

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Re: 1966 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 09:55 Sat 27 Jun 2015

T66 (originally ‘IV’). Brick red, 30% opaque. Bright raspberry on the nose. Palate sweet, very lovely, but slightly simple.

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Re: 1966 Taylor

Post by AHB » 13:50 Sun 28 Jun 2015

Bottled by the Wine Society. Brick red colour, 40% opaque. Little showing on the nose but what there is is balanced and sweet. Rich and fragrant on the palate, full of sweet fruit . A sweet and sticky aftertaste full of red jelly beans. Good length, fading slowly to a soft pine. Very nice, the terrific balance led to a guess of Warre 1966 when served blind. 91/100.
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