1982 Fonseca Guimaraens

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1982 Fonseca Guimaraens

Post by jdaw1 » 00:37 Fri 08 Apr 2011

FG82. The cork of this and of FG78 said Quinta do Cruzeiro, but Adrian Bridge said that this was not a SQVP.

Please, somebody with a photo of the cork post same.

Red, hint of pink, 30% opacity. Nose sour something wrong. Taste better than nose, but still off. Not drunk.

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Re: 1982 Fonseca Guimaraens

Post by AHB » 22:07 Sun 01 May 2011

Burnt sienna colour, mahogany and 50% opaque. Very smelly on the nose with lots of bottle stink. Bottle stink flavours also come through strongly on the palate with a bitter, green apple acidic structure. Hollow afteraste followed by a bland, sugary finish. Very simple. 79/100.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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