1985 Sandeman

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Doggett
Graham’s The Tawny
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Re: 1985 Sandeman

Post by Doggett » 15:07 Mon 30 Nov 2015

S85 Deep intense nose, and very youthful purple colour too (after the churchill on this flight). Kept improving as it opened up and was probably a 90+ pointer at the end after voting. A really lovely port. 89 points

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1985 Sandeman

Post by AHB » 23:14 Sun 27 Dec 2015

Deeply coloured rose red; 50% opaque. Evolved and developed nose of slightly soapy fruit. Delightful entry with beautiful poise. Sweet and evolved fruit with just a faint hint of VA on the palate. Sweet red licorice on the aftertaste with a lingering finish that is sweet but balanced. An enjoyable and elegant port. 90/100.
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