1970 Smith Woodhouse

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flash_uk
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1970 Smith Woodhouse

Post by flash_uk » 14:34 Wed 11 May 2016

Tasted at lunch by Mike and Julian.

40% opacity, warm red. Nose of strawberries and bubblegum, with some gentle alcohol. Nice and clean in the mouth, heat mid to end, nice syrupy mouthfeel, dried strawberry. Very fine drinking, maybe not for the long haul here on.

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Re: 1970 Smith Woodhouse

Post by flash_uk » 14:38 Wed 11 May 2016

JDAW (who dislikes the WiFi login so is using Mike's iPad): dark red, 40% opaque. Mature Port, great length, mid weight. Red cherries; edge of drying out. Lovely, very lovely, but drink up.

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Re: 1970 Smith Woodhouse

Post by DRT » 15:38 Wed 11 May 2016

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"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1970 Smith Woodhouse

Post by flash_uk » 16:04 Wed 11 May 2016

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Haha! To be fair to Julian, the dislike of wifi was driven by the tedious signup demands, not a security paranoia

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Re: 1970 Smith Woodhouse

Post by Andy Velebil » 22:29 Wed 11 May 2016

flash_uk wrote:
DRT wrote:stay-paranoid-and-trust-no-one.png
Haha! To be fair to Julian, the dislike of wifi was driven by the tedious signup demands, not a security paranoia
Translation...patience was not a virtue at that moment. :lol: :lol:

Nice note. Yours echo's my experiences with it.

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