1985 Taylor

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LGTrotter
Dalva Golden White Colheita 1952
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1985 Taylor

Post by LGTrotter » 21:07 Wed 18 Nov 2015

Opened the first of four bought from Tesco. Rather a speedy turnaround for me, I usually leave them for at least six months. Anyway, it has a beautiful colour, much darker than the one on the port walk last year. A bit of brown on the rim. It has only just been opened and there is little on the nose; dusty plum, decidedly dry fruits, sloe, that sort of thing. The palate is excellent; sleek, fat and that dry tannin/acid on the end which gives it a lovely lift on the finish. It has a delicacy which could be construed as watery, but really isn't. Young, but hitting it's stride quite nicely.

I shall give it some time and retaste.

PopulusTremula
Niepoort LBV
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Re: 1985 Taylor

Post by PopulusTremula » 22:32 Wed 18 Nov 2015

There's a disturbance in the force...

This is not the T85 you're looking for...

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