1960 Warre

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PhilW
Dow 1980
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1960 Warre

Post by PhilW » 14:25 Tue 25 Sep 2012

On Monday 24th September 2012, several members of TPF met at TBH for a dual mini-vertical of Warre's and Fonseca ports of the same years.

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1960 Warre

Post by AHB » 10:46 Wed 31 Oct 2012

Orange-brown in colour, 20% opaque. Oxidised on the nose, slightly maderised. Soft, nutty and tawny on the palate with nice and attractive balancing acidity. Good concentration on the palate. Fabulous, huge aftertaste with superb concentration. A real surprise of a port after the initial smell. 91/100. Decanted 14 hours
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Re: 1960 Warre

Post by jdaw1 » 16:40 Sat 29 Mar 2014

W60, decanted 05:00. Tawny colour, 30% opaque. Nose described as acidic and horrible. Not tasted.

PhilW
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Re: 1960 Warre

Post by PhilW » 17:38 Fri 11 Apr 2014

tawny-like, actually very nice, but not how it should have been, oxidised. Not rated (faulty).

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