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by Caparica
15:19 Sat 08 Dec 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: The Book, ‘Port Vintages’, is for sale
Replies: 73
Views: 4353

Re: The Book, ‘Port Vintages’, is for sale

As i said the books arrived bit crushed on the side and corner... The used cardboard box was too thin... and can't absorb even small shocks during the shipment. A simple bubble wrap could prevent this very good and it is very cheap. Maybe in the next edition they will take more care with the packagi...
by Caparica
00:09 Fri 07 Dec 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: The Book, ‘Port Vintages’, is for sale
Replies: 73
Views: 4353

Re: The Book, ‘Port Vintages’, is for sale

Julian, two books arrived today (Italy)...
Only a shame that the company packed the precious books in a very very simple cardboard box with no protection of the sides and corners...
(bit crushed)
For the rest it looks very good. Thank you.
by Caparica
13:08 Fri 14 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23754

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Thank you !

Noticed that there are two times CG before me ?!
by Caparica
23:15 Mon 10 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23754

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

I also would like to attend....
Even if is full booked
by Caparica
19:33 Fri 07 Sep 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: The Book, ‘Port Vintages’, is for sale
Replies: 73
Views: 4353

Re: The Book, ‘Port Vintages’, is for sale

Julian, Congratulation !

Two books ordered...
by Caparica
13:04 Sun 22 Jul 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: 1991/92 Double Horizontal
Replies: 21
Views: 3471

Re: 1991/92 Double Horizontal

Hi
If there is still space I would like to attend too.
Regards
VDSS
by Caparica
13:01 Sun 22 Jul 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: 2020 - A 1970 horizontal
Replies: 25
Views: 4098

Re: 2020 - A 1970 horizontal

Yes, please.....!
by Caparica
22:58 Tue 22 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 5th June - Vintage with an '8' theme.
Replies: 115
Views: 17706

Re: Tue 5th June - Vintage with an '8' theme.

Food order please:

Starter:
Mac & Cheese

Main:
Rib eye steak (Black and Blue) with hand cut chips
+ bearnaise sauce
+ market salat
by Caparica
22:32 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 825

Re: 1966 Taylor

EYE:
Brik to red colour, clear, brilliant, seems a lighter example
NOSE:
moderate intensity, red fruits, raspberry, complex
MOUTH:
good tannins, elegant complex
CONCLUSION:
Still potential, liked ++
by Caparica
22:27 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 721

Re: 1966 Fonseca

EYE:
The darkest and deepest colour, veru glycirine, dark ruby, quiet brilliant
NOSE:
lightly dirty, light fruits
MOUTH:
Powerfull, fair balanced, alcohol
CONCLUSION:
ok ... but also these not the best example of this wine probably !
by Caparica
22:23 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Quinta do Noval
Replies: 1
Views: 685

Re: 1966 Noval

EYE:
Deposit, not very brilliant, brik colour
NOSE:
Dirty nose, raspberry
MOUTH:
bit of fruit, bitter, short finish
CONCLUSION:
not the best bottle of these wine...
by Caparica
22:18 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Feist
Replies: 1
Views: 709

Re: 1963 Feist

EYE:
Brik, deposit,
NOSE:
Aromatic, bit a colheita style nose, less fruit but quiet complex
MOUTH:
medium full bodied, spicy, alcohol, complex, medium finish
CONCLUSION:
OK
by Caparica
22:07 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Warre
Replies: 1
Views: 701

Re: 1963 Warre

EYE:
Clear, ruby to red colour
NOSE:
complex, red fruits, quiet aromatic
MOUTH:
alcohol, elegant, medium finish
CONCLUSION:
OK ...
by Caparica
22:03 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Dow
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Re: 1963 Dow

EYE:
ruby, deposit, light glycerine
NOSE:
corked/dirty, shines complexity, bit fruit vanilla
MOUTH:
flat, short finish, dirty from the deposit
CONCLUSION:
not liked - Corked/Deposit !?
by Caparica
21:59 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Avery
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Re: 1963 Avery

EYE:
Clear, brilliant, bit deposit
NOSE:
Corked
MOUTH:
Corked
CONCLUSION:
Corked
by Caparica
21:57 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Sandeman
Replies: 1
Views: 754

Re: 1963 Sandeman

EYE:
Clear, light glycerine, light ruby
NOSE:
light corked
MOUTH:
light corked, flat, short finish, after 1,5 hours recover a bit
CONCLUSION:
corked
by Caparica
21:53 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Re: 1963 Taylor

EYE:
Clear, light glycerine, light colour
NOSE:
Aromatic, medicine, vanilla, red fruits, very complex
MOUTH:
Medium-Full bodied, medium dry tannins, flavorfull, plum fruits, blackberry, balanced, bitter and medicine aftertaste and medium long finish
CONCLUSION:
My wine of the night
by Caparica
21:44 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Re: 1963 Fonseca

EYE:
Clear, ruby, light glycerine
NOSE:
Aromatic, very complex, red fruits, elegant...Nice
MOUTH:
powerfull, spicy, elegant, long finish
CONCLUSION:
OK
by Caparica
21:36 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Dalva Golden White
Replies: 1
Views: 611

Re: 1963 Dalva Golden White

EYE:
Clear, brillant,lot of glycerine, gold-amber colour
NOSE:
Aromatic, vanilla, orange peal, complex
MOUTH:
Medium-Full bodied, elegant, flavorfull, caramell, tabacco, fresh, long finish
CONCLUSION:
Nice !
by Caparica
21:25 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1962 Harvey
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Re: 1962 Harvey

EYE:
Cloudy, light glycerine, lot of deposit
NOSE:
Aromatic, vanilla, exotic wood
MOUTH:
Light-medium bodied,soft tannins,flat, short finish
CONCLUSION:
ok
by Caparica
21:18 Fri 18 May 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1960 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Re: 1960 Fonseca

EYE:
Clear, brilliant, Glycerine, fine deposit, ruby to red colour
NOSE:
Aromatic, vanilla, red fruits
MOUTH:
Medium-Full bodied, medium dry tannins, smooth, elegant and good balanced, spicy aromas, medium-long finish
CONCLUSION:
still potential, liked +