1966 Cockburn

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1966 Cockburn

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Re: 1966 Cockburn

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Re: 1966 Cockburn

Post by flash_uk » 20:46 Mon 23 May 2016

20% opacity, red-orange. Nose has faint hints of fruit. Smooth, sweet, gentle tingle of heat. Very refined.

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Re: 1966 Cockburn

Post by AHB » 00:06 Mon 30 May 2016

Pale rose red, attractive appearance; 30% opaque. A wonderful nose of spiced Christmas fruit - absolutely wonderful. Round and smooth in texture, soft at first then a good core of acidity supporting sweet and fragrant fruit. Wonderful texture and balance. Sweet, spritely aftertaste focused on the fruit. Long, fragrant and fresh finish with a terrific core of bitterness. 93
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Re: 1966 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 14:51 Mon 02 Jan 2017

Ck66. Red, 40% opaque. Nose of smoke and leather. Palate with a hint still of red fruit, and sweet, but no smoke.

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