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by jdaw1
00:00 Wed 20 Feb 2019
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 23 May 2019: Victoria’s 200th
Replies: 17
Views: 953

Re: Thursday 23 May 2019: Victoria’s 200th

Bumped, to remind attendees that this will happen.

“Port Fit for a Queen”, again? Meaning a fine drop of something.
by jdaw1
21:38 Tue 19 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Mystery tasting notes
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Mystery tasting notes

flash_uk wrote:
23:01 Mon 18 Feb 2019
I should probably sort out a review thread, then you can post notes.
Thank you.

If you put the paperwork on the web (or have me do it) it’ll go in the list.
by jdaw1
08:47 Tue 19 Feb 2019
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 20th Feb 2019, Emergency
Replies: 13
Views: 331

Re: Wed 20th Feb 2019, Emergency

Doggett wrote:
23:14 Mon 18 Feb 2019
I am guessing that this emergency has been postponed.
Correct. Lack of team enthusiasm.
by jdaw1
22:42 Mon 18 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Mystery tasting notes
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Mystery tasting notes

I have some tasting notes, dated Thursday 26th April 2018, and entitled “Kerry Team Tasting”. Whenever I make the placemats I have kept the PostScript file (excepting the first few). But I don’t have that ‘20180426_…’ file, nor its PDF. So somebody else made the placemats. There is no organisation t...
by jdaw1
23:59 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: Unknown
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Unknown

Unknown, bottled by a Dutch merchant from ’s-Hertogenbosch (perhaps my favourite-named Dutch town). Palate sweet and simple.
by jdaw1
23:57 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Niepoort Garrafeira
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: 1948 Niepoort Garrafeira

Ni48 garrafeira. Brown-red, 60% opaque. Soft and smooth; some cherry.
by jdaw1
23:56 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: 1948 Taylor

Corked. Not tasted.
by jdaw1
23:56 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Sandeman
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: 1948 Sandeman

S48, brick red, 40% opaque. Dry mature Port. Strawberry mid-palate, mid weight. Heat mid palate. Late palate a little cherry, but only little fruit remains. AHB remarked “cinnamon”. Lovely Port, slightly over-mature.
by jdaw1
23:53 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Martinez
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: 1948 Martinez

Mz48. Dark red, 60%. Big, tannic, super-dry. Large acidity, great balance. What mature Port is meant to be.
by jdaw1
23:49 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Wed 12 Dec 2018, 1948s, Otto’s
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Wed 12 Dec 2018, 1948s, Otto’s

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by jdaw1
23:41 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Graham
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: 1948 Graham

G48. Sweet, soft, long, lovely. Perhaps slightly simple, but nonetheless lovely.
by jdaw1
23:40 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Gonzalez Byass
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: 1948 Gonzalez Byass

GB48, red-brown, 70% opaque. Nose yuck. Taste as nose, with simple sugars and perhaps plums. Not good.
by jdaw1
23:39 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: 1948 Fonseca

F48, Whitwham’s bottling. Dark red, 60% opaque. Dry, especially early palate, with menthol. Heat mid palate. Very long, with cherries in the late palate.
by jdaw1
23:37 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Burmester
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: 1948 Burmester

B48: brick red, 40% opaque, slightly cloudy. Very sweet palate with a slight hint of strawberry. Slight heat mid palate. I noted that it ws simpler than the S48.
by jdaw1
23:36 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Graham
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: 1948 Graham

G48: dark red, 70% opaque. Big, but dry, In the early palate the tannic dryness wa overwhelming.
by jdaw1
23:23 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: Unknown
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Unknown

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:23 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Niepoort Garrafeira
Replies: 1
Views: 54

1948 Niepoort Garrafeira

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:23 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 48

1948 Taylor

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:23 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Sandeman
Replies: 1
Views: 48

1948 Sandeman

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:22 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Martinez
Replies: 1
Views: 49

1948 Martinez

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:22 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Graham
Replies: 1
Views: 54

1948 Graham

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:22 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Gonzalez Byass
Replies: 1
Views: 43

1948 Gonzalez Byass

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:22 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 49

1948 Fonseca

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:22 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Burmester
Replies: 1
Views: 44

1948 Burmester

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...
by jdaw1
23:22 Sun 17 Feb 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1948 Graham
Replies: 1
Views: 52

1948 Graham

Luncheon on Wednesday 12 th December 2018, at Otto’s French restaurant on the Gray’s Inn Road, 1948s. Links: • Review ; • 1948 Graham (originally unknown) ; • 1948 Burmester ; • 1948 Fonseca ; • 1948 Gonzalez Byass ; • 1948 Graham ; • 1948 Martinez ; • 1948 Sandeman ; • 1948 Taylor ; • 1948 Niepoort...