1970 Gonzalez Byass

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jdaw1
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1970 Gonzalez Byass

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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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1970 Gonzalez Byass

Post by AHB » 22:10 Tue 24 May 2016

Copper orange tone, 50% opaque. Sweet fruit on the nose with lots of dusty cherries. Sweet fruit entry, mid-weight and well balanced even if a little restrained. The mid-palate being perfectly balanced, An aftertaste of slightly bitter fruit with a good length. Served blind this was guessed to be Sandeman 1970. 86/100.
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