1985 Gould Campbell

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Doggett
Graham’s The Tawny
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Re: 1985 Gould Campbell

Post by Doggett » 15:04 Mon 30 Nov 2015

GC85 Rich deep long finish with nice berry fruits. Slightly musty taste at first, that went after some time. A really nice port. I recorded I must explore GC vintages more as this was very pleasant. 89/90 points

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1985 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 23:02 Sun 27 Dec 2015

Mature red, 40% opaque. Fresh fruit on the nose, showing as soft strawberry meringue. Soft, sweet strawberry on the palate with good concentration of flavour. Softly structured through good acidity and gentle tannins. A lovely strawberry and licorice root finish of wonderful length. 91/100.
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Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1985 Gould Campbell

Post by flash_uk » 13:44 Wed 06 Jan 2016

45% opacity, red orange. Lovely nose, fruits. In the mouth very good balance, and fruity. Nice port.

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