1966 Messias Cachao

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flash_uk
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1966 Messias Cachao

Post by flash_uk » 18:22 Wed 18 May 2016


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Re: 1966 Messias Cachao

Post by jdaw1 » 10:10 Fri 20 May 2016

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flash_uk
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Re: 1966 Messias Cachao

Post by flash_uk » 21:07 Mon 23 May 2016

20% opacity, red-brown. An odd nose - I really struggled to describe it. In the mouth, again some oddness, quite an abrupt finish with some tawny-ish flavours present.

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Re: 1966 Messias Cachao

Post by PhilW » 08:21 Tue 24 May 2016

flash_uk wrote:An odd nose - I really struggled to describe it.
Mushrooms. Tony and I were puzzling over it and asked Alex; once he'd answered it was so obvious we couldn't believe we hadn't identified it ourselves. As usual.

Also, the first time at a TPF event where I have moved out of the way fast on instinct because I thought someone was going to throw up; but in fact it turned out to be because they had just taken a sip of the Messias and wanted to get to a spittoon very quickly! Others claimed it was drinkable, though the number of glasses left at the end of the night suggest perhaps less so; I didn't. Either faulty or horrible; rated poor/faulty.
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Re: 1966 Messias Cachao

Post by AHB » 00:03 Mon 30 May 2016

From Messias. Burnished copper, 40% opaque. Fresh cut young mushrooms on the nose. Spoiled palate. A bad bottle. NR
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Re: 1966 Messias Cachao

Post by jdaw1 » 15:06 Mon 02 Jan 2017

MsC66. Red, 40% opaque. Palate light, with mint. Short length. Past best.

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