1975 Delaforce

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Re: 1975 Delaforce

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Re: 1975 Delaforce

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Re: 1975 Delaforce

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Re: 1975 Delaforce

Post by jdaw1 » 22:53 Wed 25 Apr 2012

Df75, red to red-brown, 30% opaque. Nose had heat and faint eucalyptus. Good rich mouthfeel, especially early. Fair size. Rather dry, especially late palate, but actually quite good.

Yes, quite good, and a 1975. Very impressed.

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Re: 1975 Delaforce

Post by AHB » 16:21 Sun 29 Apr 2012

Tawny coloured, with an orange / rose rim. Concentrated mandarins on the nose. Sweet impact; light-bodied but grows with patience. Concentrated, but fairly simple - and very smooth. Empty, hollow aftertaste and a long burnt sugar / apple juice finish. 84/100.
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Re: 1975 Delaforce

Post by JacobH » 18:46 Sat 09 Jun 2012

A measure redder than the 1974, otherwise a similar colour. Good eucalyptus again on the nose. In the mouth, red fruit and red currants. Hit of sugar in the mid-palate. Good porty aftertaste.

Another perfectly respectable 1975.
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