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by JWH
23:13 Tue 05 Mar 2013
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
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Re: Hello

Thanks for the tips.

So it seems you are essentially taking a gamble on the condition of most bottles. Guess I won't be buying any Cockburn '83 anytime soon!
by JWH
15:20 Fri 22 Feb 2013
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 3335

Re: Hello

Thanks for the recommendations/advice. I will keep my eye on the 1983/1985 comparison as this sounds like an ideal opportunity to try all the different houses side by side and learn a bit more about the different house styles. In the meanwhile I have ordered some Delaforce Corte '91 from Majestic as...
by JWH
22:05 Wed 20 Feb 2013
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1983 Warre
Replies: 1
Views: 511

1983 Warre

My first VP opened to celebrate the passing of my 30th year. Also my first tasting note so please bear this in mind :) After peeling back the foil the top of the cork almost looked a bit mouldy and smelt a bit smoky!? Had me a little worried but didn't seem to have affected the wine. Cork was very s...
by JWH
10:35 Wed 20 Feb 2013
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 3335

Re: Hello

I live near to Woking.

One of the benefits is a good rail service to/from London (Dagobah?)
by JWH
00:49 Wed 20 Feb 2013
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 3335

Re: Hello

Thanks for the warm welcome. I would love to make it to a tasting sometime but with a young baby it might be a little challenging getting the time off anytime soon. I will make a brief tasting note for the Warre's shortly whilst I can still remember a few of the mental notes I made at the time. I ag...
by JWH
00:46 Tue 19 Feb 2013
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 3335

Hello

Hello from a Surrey based novice port imbiber! I have enjoyed drinking port for the last couple of years but have never ventured much beyond the reserve rubies and LBV's found on the shelves of my local supermarkets. I have often read through some of the tasting notes, somewhat enviously, and decide...