1934 Warre

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1934 Warre

Post by AHB » 09:53 Tue 29 Dec 2015

Elderly appearance, a mature reddish-brown colour, 40% opaque. Some slight bottle stink on the nose, smelling a little musty. Sweet on the nose under the bottle stink with redcurrants and pine needles. Surprisingly powerful on the palate with lots of burnt sugar and burnt raisins. Big on flavour with a bitter core and dryness - like high cocoa chocolate. Hot on the aftertaste with a big bitter flush of burnt raisin. Much bigger than I would expect to find a Warre. 88/100.

Drunk at the 2015 TPF Offline on 17 December 2015
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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