The ‘Emergency’ 1985 horizontal: 26th and 27th December 2007

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The ‘Emergency’ 1985 horizontal: 26th and 27th December 2007

Post by jdaw1 » 05:03 Thu 27 Dec 2007

Round 1 was held, chez jdaw1, from 7pm on Wednesday 26th December 2007. Round 1 was (mostly) about new-decanted port, which were to be rested in round 2.

We tasted Dow 1985, Infantado 1985, two bottles of Ramos Pinto 1985, Graham 1985, Warre 1985, Croft 1985, and Offley 1968 Colheita. Also see the thread in which this tasting was arranged, and the placemats.

The following day, Thursday 27th December 2007, these bottles were joined by Taylor 1985 and Andresen 1985.
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Left to right: Renée, Jeff, and Steph (newly engaged to Jeff).
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Post by Conky » 10:22 Thu 27 Dec 2007

Whats going on with the colour of the Offleys! Remarkable.

Great photo's, and an interesting theme. By that I mean the initial tasting by the team, rather than the year, which is a good one, but not ground breaking. Wouldn't it be frustrating if you tasted one that had overpowering heat, but the following day was calm and flat. Highly unlikely, and a risk worth taking, yet pricked my sense of irony.
I presume all four of you return for the 'proper' tasting? Looking forward to reading the results, particularly the majority view, and decanting times on Dow85.

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Post by jdaw1 » 15:04 Thu 27 Dec 2007

Indeed, we return this evening to re-taste all except the older Ramos Pinto (now deceased), and will be joined by EricD bearing Taylor 1985 and Andresen 1985, and by Jay.
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Post by g-man » 10:20 Fri 28 Dec 2007

three things i wish i'd done after coming home at 4:20 am.

1. i wish i didn't drink that much.

2. i wish i urinated on the train tracks.

3. i wish I'd bought an awesome apartment in the city.

Language lightly cleaned by jdaw1, 5¾pm Fri 28 Dec 2007.
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Post by jdaw1 » 18:42 Fri 28 Dec 2007

Left-to-right, Julian. Jay, Eric, with Jeff behind the camera. (Renée said that she just couldn’t cope with a second evening of port.)
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Post by jdaw1 » 18:43 Fri 28 Dec 2007

The two extra bottles, and sundry decanters. Also a smidge of Australian Tokay brought by Jeff.
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Revolting picture of the Offley 1968 Colheita

Post by jdaw1 » 18:45 Fri 28 Dec 2007

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=7859#7859]Here[/url] jdaw1 wrote:Offley Colheita 1968: what a revolting appearance! Cloudy yellow I-have-giardia-and-ate-too-much-milk diaoreaha. Yuk.
I meant it:
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Marjorie Lumm’s Wine Glasses

Post by jdaw1 » 18:59 Fri 28 Dec 2007

Jay and Eric asked where I bought my glasses so cheaply.
  • Marjorie Lumm’s Wine Glasses
    2101 Northeast Jack London Street
    Corvallis OR 97330-6916

    +1 800 806 0677
    www.wineglassesltd.com (which hasn’t been updated since a change of address, though phone number still works)

    ISO wine glass = INAO wine glass cost $2.25 each in boxes of thirty-six (as of Dec 2007).

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Premium Supply Co

Post by jdaw1 » 06:04 Thu 24 Jan 2008

Met a restaurant supply salesman recently.
  • Jerry Fleming, Premium Supply Co, 960 Grand Boulevard, Deer Park, NY 11729
    631 586 2477; 212 696 0350; cell 917 992 0761; fax 631 586 3639
    His email is at aol usual-punctuation com, and is jfcftf.
That ISO glass has code 9309RL, and he quoted me $38.60 per dozen (not as cheap as Marjorie Lumm’s $27 per dozen).

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