Tue 10th July 2012, A Blind Emergency Tasting

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Alex Bridgeman
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Tue 10th July 2012, A Blind Emergency Tasting

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 10:04 Wed 12 Sep 2012

I notice that there is no review thread for this tasting, so I am creating one for future reference. I apologise for the brevity of my post.

The organising thread is here.

The wines drunk at this offline were Cavadinha 1996, Croft's Tercentenary Tawny (described on the label as being of great age), Dalva 1940 colheita, Dow 1962 LBV, Gaivosa 2004 LBV, Gonzalez Byass 1955, Taylor 1980 and Warre 1960. No-one appears to have posted tasting notes on any of these ports yet, but when I do I will try to remember to create links to and from this review post.
Top Ports in 2020: Croft 1945, Niepoort Garrafeira 1940 and Lamelas 4 Geracoes
Top Ports in 2021 (mid August): Niepoort Bioma 2017, Quevedo 1970 White Colheita

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Re: 10th July, A Blind Emergency Tasting

Post by jdaw1 » 22:20 Wed 13 Feb 2013

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=51248#p51248]Here[/url] PhilW wrote:Out of interest as there has been no review, can someone say what were the curiosities?
[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=51250#p51250]Here[/url] WS1 wrote:I was very happy with a 1940 House port bottled in 1990 from Dalva (my favourite), followed by a Dow LBV 1962 bottled in 1966 and thrid by my Warre 1960 (english botteling reimported from the US).

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