1965 Fonseca Guimaraens

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1965 Fonseca Guimaraens

Post by jdaw1 » 10:29 Wed 06 Apr 2016

Within the regulation week of DRT’s 51st birthday, we (DRT, JDAW, IDJ, AHB, THRA, SCD, CPR, ARM, and TC) brought “a bottle of VP, blind or sighted” to the Boot and Flogger.

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Re: 1965 Fonseca Guimaraens

Post by AHB » 22:08 Tue 24 May 2016

Mature brick red in colour, nosing gently of cranberry and redcurrant jelly - full of sour fruit. Hot and peppery on the palate with lots of dried red peppercorn. Hot and alcoholic finish. Served blind. 84/100.
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