1966 Warre

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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1966 Warre

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Re: 1966 Warre

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Re: 1966 Warre

Post by flash_uk » 20:53 Mon 23 May 2016

Really smooth, almost no heat, syrupy fruit - strawberries which have been stewed. Really jammy mouthfeel.
Later, losing a bit of structure, and more syrupy.

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Re: 1966 Warre

Post by AHB » 00:22 Mon 30 May 2016

Deep rosy-pink, 50% opaque. Gentle nose of spiced cherries, soft but attractive. Fruit on the palate, sweet maraschino cherry with nutmeg giving a lively pepperiness. The pepperiness follows through onto the aftertaste; the sweet fruit lacks a shade of acidity to keep the port in focus and balance. 88
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