1945 Vintage Port Tasting

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Axel P
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1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by Axel P » 19:57 Thu 16 Apr 2015

We are organising a decent 1945 Vintage Port tasting on 9 May at the RAF Club with the following Ports:

Cockburn
Constantino
Croft
Dow
Graham
Taylor
Fonseca
Offley
Royal Oporto
Warre
Morgan
Eira Velha
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Kopke
Rozes
Ramos Pinto
Sandeman
Noval
Rabello Valente
Niepoort

with the following participants:

George Sandeman
Alex B.
Tom
Daniel
Phil
Rob
Julian
Wolfgang G.
Wolfgang S.
Derek
Christopher P.
Vio
Giles
Axel

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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by jdaw1 » 21:10 Thu 16 Apr 2015

Current draft of the placemats.
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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by flash_uk » 22:56 Thu 16 Apr 2015

You lucky devils!

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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by djewesbury » 12:37 Fri 17 Apr 2015

The 9th of May is Victory Day, as marked previously in the Soviet Union and now in itsformer Republics. What a shame we can't adorn the placemats with a Red Flag, or a hammer and sickle, to recognise the incredible contribution made by so many millions of Soviet citizens to the defeat of fascism.
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Post by djewesbury » 12:39 Fri 17 Apr 2015

I like the placemats though. What logic determined the order of the ports on the placemats, or is there one? I am not disputing the order; just curious.
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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by idj123 » 13:29 Fri 17 Apr 2015

Good gracious! If there is a reserve list (even a notional one), put me down!

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Post by Axel P » 13:49 Fri 17 Apr 2015

..l. and its also the day, where you got us rid of the Austrian (finally)

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Post by Axel P » 13:52 Fri 17 Apr 2015

djewesbury wrote:Good gracious! If there is a reserve list (even a notional one), put me down!
Will do.
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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by WS1 » 15:24 Fri 17 Apr 2015

Niepoort 45 and Ramos Pinto 45 just arrived and will be carried home in my gym bag. This is will be the most thought after gym bag ever!

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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by jdaw1 » 16:11 Sat 18 Apr 2015

djewesbury wrote:I like the placemats though. What logic determined the order of the ports on the placemats, or is there one? I am not disputing the order; just curious.
Thank you. The order is that chosen by Axel and Alex, with one alteration by me.

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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by christopherpfaff » 11:53 Mon 27 Apr 2015

Dear participants,

I would like to inform you, that I will record a video of this monumental tasting (as I always have done when tasting like this happen :D ).

So if anyone of you have something really important to say about this tasting generally, about the Vintage 1945 or a curios story about "his" bottle, don´t be shy and make me a notice, not later than the friday evening event and I will record your statemant prior to tasting at saturday afternoon.

As experiences shows, it is much better to record any statemant of a tasting prior to it or at the day after :330000: :shock:

For all-non participants, you will get an impression of this tasting, when I publish the video later this year on YouTube.
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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by PhilW » 18:50 Mon 18 May 2015

jdaw1 wrote:
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Did I miss it?

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Re: 1945 Vintage Port Tasting

Post by Sten » 15:06 Fri 12 Jun 2015

Congratulation to the excellent 1945 Vintage Tasting. Sorry to read that some was not good at all. As you can see on my web-site: www.vintageport.se I have enjoyed 11 vintage 1945 but not at all as many as you hade on your 1945 vintage tasting. I have still 6 different houses of the 1945 vintage in my cellar. 3 of them I have never had and 2 were not in you tasting either. I could however not offered them to you as my wife love this year of many reasons and we will enjoy them within the family. We hope we will enjoy some of them during the 2015.
Hope to meet you and drink some port with you in the future.
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