1994 Burmester

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Cockburn 1851
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1994 Burmester

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On Tuesday 16th November 2021 a horizontal of 1994s was held at the Boot & Flogger, initially arranged by JDAW, a responsibility subsequently borne by AHB.

Niepoort 1977
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Re: 1994 Burmester

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Lightish in colour. 'Coffee grounds' in the wine again (as with the bottle at the 1980 tasting) - never a good sign.

A bit pungent on the nose.

Hmm. Not right.
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Dalva Golden White Colheita 1952
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Re: 1994 Burmester

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35% opacity, brick red, slightly cloudy. Red fruits on the nose. Soft, round and fruity, nice balance if a bit one-dimensional. good sweetness.
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Re: 1994 Burmester

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Currants and red fruit on nose. A little cherry in the mouth with a bit of heat. Quite nice.
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Re: 1994 Burmester

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Less evolved than the Kopke shown alongside this wine. Little showing on the nose, perhaps a tiny bit of dirty fruit. Soft red jelly on the palate, mature but not yet showing any real secondary flavours. Balanced but fairly simple. Lovely red fruit and redcurrant jelly aftertaste and a long finish. This is lovely drinking with nice acidity and tannins which are almost fully resolved. A tasty but not sophisticated wine. 88/100. 16-Nov-21. Decanted 3 hours.
Top Ports in 2022: Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port. I cried with joy.

2023: Fonseca 1966. There are not many better Ports, except a good bottle of Fonseca 1927. Wow!
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