Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

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Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by jdaw1 » 11:28 Sun 30 Sep 2012

Whilst living in Holborn, there appeared a bottle of Port, and one of Burgundy. My recollection, my very clear and certain recollection, was that they had been entrusted to my care by Rob for use at a later tasting.

Rob has denied this.

So my backup recollection, my ‘in emergency break glass’ recollection, is that it was Alex.

Alex has denied this.

If not claimed within ten days, the Port will come to the tasting of Delaforce 1958 and friends.

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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by DRT » 14:06 Sun 30 Sep 2012

I strongly suspect that these are the bottles Cynthia entrusted to our care when she attended a tasting at The Bunghole earlier this year.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"
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Post by jdaw1 » 16:08 Sun 30 Sep 2012

DRT wrote:Cynthia
The Port is not Symington, but, nonetheless, she has been PM’d.

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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by jdaw1 » 16:16 Sun 30 Sep 2012

Multiple PMs received.
• DRT made the same suggestion as in his post.
• Wolfgang was suggested. He received the same PM.
• Dirk Niepoort was suggested. I don’t recall having overlapped with Dirk Niepoort at a Bung Hole tasting.
• A policeman, doubtless gathering clues to assist in the apprehension of the villain, asked for more details of the bottles.
• Ben Read: ‟Not me, but a good reason to try and make the tasting!”

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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by RAYC » 16:41 Sun 30 Sep 2012

I thought the port was a BBR own selection from a year when BBR were supplied by Symingtons
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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by mosesbotbol » 16:49 Sun 30 Sep 2012

Bring them to Boston on your next stateside trip :lol:
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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by Cynthia J » 17:38 Sun 30 Sep 2012

Hi, yes, the BBR-supplied-by-SFE bottle and the bottle of Burgundy were left in Derek or someone's care when I was there at the bunghole, I think last October? Can't recall too precisely myself.

You folks have carte blanche to use the port for any tasting where it will fit into the theme of the evening. The burgundy... if ever you run out of liquid to wash down steak, may be of use. No promises what condition it may be in...

enjoy!!

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Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by DRT » 17:54 Sun 30 Sep 2012

By PM I now know what the Port is.

I now suspect that whatever Port Cynthia left for us was stollen by the elves that live inside walls in Holborn.

The mystery Port remains a mystery.
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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by jdaw1 » 21:42 Sun 30 Sep 2012

DRT wrote:By PM I now know what the Port is.
Whoops: no you don’t.

It is indeed BBR 1970, presumably supplied by Warre. Coming to a tasting soon.

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Post by Cynthia J » 19:54 Mon 01 Oct 2012

Well that just took the blind out of blind tasting! Enjoy!! I can't remember what the Burgundy was though... did I give you the Anne Gros Chambolle Musigny Combe d'Orveaux? Couldn't find it when I was emptying the cellar here...

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Post by jdaw1 » 20:18 Mon 01 Oct 2012

Tom said sighted, so sighted it is.

Thank you for providing the bottle. And apologies for, late one evening, being confused.

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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by RAYC » 17:28 Sun 07 Oct 2012

Cynthia J wrote:Well that just took the blind out of blind tasting! Enjoy!! I can't remember what the Burgundy was though... did I give you the Anne Gros Chambolle Musigny Combe d'Orveaux? Couldn't find it when I was emptying the cellar here...
Didn't see this earlier - if this was intended as a blind bottle for a tasting, i am happy to wait and have it on another suitable occasion!
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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by jdaw1 » 23:20 Tue 16 Oct 2012

The BBR70 was drunk on Mon 15 Oct 2012 (tasting note).

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Re: Who gave me the Burgundy and the Port?

Post by Cynthia J » 23:05 Wed 24 Oct 2012

Glad to see from the notes it showed well at least to some palates! When I purchased that from BBR (long before I came to Portugal) I was told by the BBR salesman that it was fundamentally a Warre wine, but NOT the identical blend to what Warre did under their own brand that year.

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