2012 Quinta do Vesuvio

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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2012 Quinta do Vesuvio

Post by jdaw1 » 22:34 Thu 25 Feb 2016

Johnny Symington and other suspects gathered at the B&F for a complete vertical of Quinta do Vesuvio.

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Doggett
Warre’s Traditional LBV
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Re: 2012 Vesuvio

Post by Doggett » 17:49 Thu 10 Mar 2016

V12 100% opacity. Slightly corked, but such a big wine it was dominated by the huge thick plum and prune fruits.
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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 2012 Vesuvio

Post by AHB » 13:16 Fri 01 Apr 2016

Bottle 2488. Deep purple colour with no rim. Cigar ash on the nose, TCA on the palate. Not rated. NR
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