1982 Croft

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jdaw1
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1982 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 18:55 Tue 17 Jan 2012


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Re: 1982 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 19:39 Tue 17 Jan 2012

Cr82: red-orange, 25% opaque. Taste dusty, with candy showing late. Very faded. I wasn’t impressed.

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Re: 1982 Croft

Post by DRT » 19:53 Tue 17 Jan 2012

Orange colour - horrible smell - light, watery, not good.
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Fonseca 1963
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Re: 1982 Croft

Post by AHB » 22:36 Mon 23 Jan 2012

Light, pale orange colour; 10% opaque. Tobacco and satsuma on the nose, a touch hot. Oranges dominate the entry, with a big flavour full of bitter marmalade. A touch hot on the afteraste, but with a short, soft and gentle finish. 85/100.
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