Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by rich_n » 23:03 Tue 06 Apr 2021

Yes please.

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by akzy » 23:11 Tue 06 Apr 2021

Sounds good to me!

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by flash_uk » 11:36 Wed 07 Apr 2021

OK for me

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by benread » 13:08 Wed 07 Apr 2021

That’s good with me. Thank you.


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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by idj123 » 18:39 Wed 07 Apr 2021

Yes, this suits me although will have to proffer a different bottle as I have drunk my last offering!

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by winesecretary » 22:28 Wed 07 Apr 2021

I have just opened the one bottle I have in London of the '98 ChAA. Quite stinky right now. I will have to retrieve another before this tasting. Or just stick with the four other Churchills I have in the 'fridge.

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by rich_n » 10:12 Thu 08 Apr 2021

I actually did save the ruby reserve for this but also still have some of the 20 yo tawny in the fridge. Whether that will survive is yet to be seen, of course.

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Justin K » 00:18 Sat 10 Apr 2021

Yes but as I will be 60 by then I may fall asleep during the Zoom call😂

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Re: POSTPONED: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by akzy » 00:21 Sat 10 Apr 2021

rich_n wrote:
10:12 Thu 08 Apr 2021
I actually did save the ruby reserve for this but also still have some of the 20 yo tawny in the fridge. Whether that will survive is yet to be seen, of course.
I've just finished the 20yo tonight (lovely stuff). My next pack has been lost in the post - I fear for the future.

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 19:54 Tue 13 Apr 2021

To help the Churchill team prepare for their call with us, please post here what you intend to open for the tasting.
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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Glenn E. » 22:18 Tue 13 Apr 2021

Same as before - 1985 Churchill VP
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Post by rich_n » 12:23 Wed 14 Apr 2021

Alex Bridgeman wrote:To help the Churchill team prepare for their call with us, please post here what you intend to open for the tasting.
I'll stick with my original choice - the ruby reserve.

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by JacobH » 15:46 Thu 15 Apr 2021

Alex Bridgeman wrote:
19:54 Tue 13 Apr 2021
To help the Churchill team prepare for their call with us, please post here what you intend to open for the tasting.
I think I’ll stick with my original choice of the 2009 QdG & 20YOT.

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by CPR 1 » 15:59 Thu 15 Apr 2021

Alex Bridgeman wrote:
19:54 Tue 13 Apr 2021
To help the Churchill team prepare for their call with us, please post here what you intend to open for the tasting.
I now find myself able to attend the new date - I will stick with drinking the 2000VP

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by akzy » 16:45 Thu 15 Apr 2021

I will have the club ruby port.

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by idj123 » 19:48 Fri 16 Apr 2021

akzy wrote:
16:45 Thu 15 Apr 2021
I will have the club ruby port.
Ditto!

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by nac » 17:28 Mon 19 Apr 2021

Alex Bridgeman wrote:
19:54 Tue 13 Apr 2021
To help the Churchill team prepare for their call with us, please post here what you intend to open for the tasting.
I still have the remains of the bottles that were sent out as samples - 1991 Vintage, Agua Alta 1995, Gricha 2005, Gricha 2009 - so I'll go with those.
Will be interesting to see how they've held up.

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by flash_uk » 20:18 Mon 19 Apr 2021

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by rich_n » 18:55 Sun 25 Apr 2021

A quick question for those in the know, should the ruby reserve be decanted in advance? I'm aware it probably isn't a requirement to do much more than open it an hour or two in advance but if it'll help improve it I'll happily do so.

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by winesecretary » 22:32 Sun 25 Apr 2021

I shall be partaking of Vintage 1991, Agua Alta 1995 & 1998, Gricha 2005 & 2009.
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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by winesecretary » 22:33 Sun 25 Apr 2021

@ rich_n - it will surely do the ruby no harm to give it a fair bit of air. Maybe double decant the day before and shove it in the fridge?

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Doggett » 07:19 Mon 26 Apr 2021

Ruby reserve for me please

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Axel P » 10:39 Mon 26 Apr 2021

Since I recently had the 94 I will switch to the 87 AA.
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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by WS1 » 12:34 Mon 26 Apr 2021

if allowed into the tasting I would open the 85. Still need to relocate the bt again.... :shock: :?

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Re: Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by PhilW » 12:49 Mon 26 Apr 2021

Having drunk my last bottle of the Ch82 for the last-planned date, I will go with the kindly-provided group samples of Vintage 91, Agua Alta 95, Gricha 05 and Gricha 09 (Club Release), and may or may not open a Ch85 as well.

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