1980 Warre

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DRT
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1980 Warre

Post by DRT » 10:33 Tue 20 May 2008

Last edited by DRT on 23:17 Thu 29 May 2008, edited 1 time in total.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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1980 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 09:52 Fri 23 May 2008

Decanter #6: Warre, as dark as the Graham (#1) and the Smith Woodhouse (#3). Nosing of a spice that I though might be nutmeg, but the taste merely described as “very closed and heavy†? Was this Fonseca, I wondered, incorrectly.

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Post by DRT » 22:44 Thu 29 May 2008

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=15066#15066][b]Here[/b][/url] AHB wrote:
Warre 1980
Deep centre, still opaque, with the colour holding into the rim. Not too much coming through on the nose but some tones of eucalyptus. Thick and sweet, lovely texture on the tongue and with masses of fruit. Very good length. Excellent wine. 90/100.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Post by uncle tom » 11:42 Tue 03 Jun 2008

My note:

One of the winners of the night. Dark, barely mature, but sufficiently distinctive for me to correclty identify it as a Warre. Worth buying a case if the price is right.

Tom
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I shall be sober and you will still be ugly - W.S. Churchill

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