1927 Gould Campbell

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1927 Gould Campbell

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Re: 1927 Gould Campbell

Post by flash_uk » 11:26 Mon 23 Oct 2017

Decanted 4 hours. 30% opacity, brown, tobacco yellow rim. Sweet and smooth in the mouth, good acidity, though sugary so loses some structure.

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Constantino 1927
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Re: 1927 Gould Campbell

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 01:01 Sat 16 Dec 2017

Base of neck fill. Lots of fine sediment in the glass has caused the wine to be a little cloudy but when allowed to settle the wine showed as a burnished gold, 20% opaque. A hint of oxidation touches the nose, but otherwise it reveals a delicate stewed rhubarb. Light and elegant on the palate, delicate but delicious with brown sugar and honey flavours supported by a good lime acidity. Delicate and beautifully fragranced with a fabulous finish and great length with just a touch of birch sap in the flavours. 90/100. Decanted 5 hours.
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Re: 1927 Gould Campbell

Post by jdaw1 » 18:45 Sun 30 Dec 2018

GC27: cloudy, 3-% opaque. Nose of lovely boiled candy and mocha and wine gums. Palate has heat; big and full; mocha, and black wine gums. Long and fabulous.

Later: still very big and long.

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