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by flash_uk
15:56 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1950 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 731

Re: 1950 Cockburn

25% opacity. Then a blank note!
by flash_uk
15:56 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1947 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Re: 1947 Cockburn

20% brown orange. Lovely soft strawberries. Delicate, strawberries, nicely balanced, dry finish.
by flash_uk
15:55 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1927 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 656

Re: 1927 Cockburn

25% opacity, brown, yellow rim, slightly cloudy. Ripe red fruit on the nose. Dry entry, still some strawberry there. Lively, good balance. Long dry strawberry finish. Little bit flabby though, on the fade.
by flash_uk
15:53 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1924 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 669

Re: 1924 Cockburn

20% opacity, brown amber. Toffee and citrus, oranges. Smooth, balanced, extracted orange and caramel. Silky mouthfeel.
by flash_uk
15:52 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1920 Cockburn Crusted
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Re: 1920 Cockburn Crusted

20% opacity, brown orange. Not much on the nose, extracted citrus. Good mouthfeel, structured, concentrated extracted citrus fruit, bitterness, gentle acidity.
by flash_uk
15:50 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1912 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Re: 1912 Cockburn

25% opacity, brown amber, clear. Dried red fruits, strawberry, mild menthol. Smooth entry, full mouthfeel, quick to gentle acidity. Extracted red fruits, some dryness in the finish. In very good shape at 106 years old!
by flash_uk
09:42 Sat 05 Jan 2019
Forum: Selling Port
Topic: Individual Port for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 1168

Re: Individual Port for Sale

Where are you located Josh?
by flash_uk
17:38 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1908 Cockburn (Magnum)
Replies: 1
Views: 724

Re: 1908 Cockburn (Magnum)

25% opacity, brown amber, slightly cloudy. Ripe cranberries, tea on the nose. Sweet entry, heat and bitterness early to mid palate. Fruit highly extracted, sugary, some acidity still there to give some structure.
by flash_uk
16:05 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Taylor
Replies: 3
Views: 1342

Re: 1966 Taylor

25% opacity, brown orange. Toffee, caramel nose. Dryness, burnt toffee notes, extracted fruits, rich mouthfeel.
by flash_uk
16:04 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Fonseca
Replies: 3
Views: 1199

Re: 1966 Fonseca

65% opacity, dark red. Red & black fruit, strawberries, cranberries, cherries. Amazing burst of fruit all along the palate. Rich and full, tannin and acidity still there in the finish.
by flash_uk
16:03 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Quinta do Noval
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Re: 1966 Quinta do Noval

35% opacity, brown amber. Dirty nose, musty. Oversweet, syrupy, no backbone, acidity gone.
by flash_uk
16:02 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Feist
Replies: 3
Views: 1191

Re: 1963 Feist

25% opacity, golden brown. Smooth, silky, syrupy entry. Gentle heat mid to late palate. Citrus flavours, extracted. Nice balanced acidity, long, long aftertaste.
by flash_uk
16:00 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Warre
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Re: 1963 Warre

50% opacity, dark mature red. Rich nose, mature red fruit, cranberry and cherry. Smooth, rich mouthfeel. balance of tannin, fruit, acidity. Some dryness. Still on the plateau!
by flash_uk
15:59 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Dow
Replies: 3
Views: 1169

Re: 1963 Dow

40% opacity, red-brown, slightly cloudy. Dirty nose, musty. Chewy, peppery entry. Bit flabby and hollow.
by flash_uk
15:58 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Avery
Replies: 3
Views: 1077

Re: 1963 Avery

50% opacity, rich red. TCA on the nose. Smooth with red fruits.
by flash_uk
15:53 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Sandeman
Replies: 3
Views: 1299

Re: 1963 Sandeman

30% opacity, mature red, orange rim. Nose a little musty. Lively entry, extracted fruit, slightly dry finish, long aftertaste.
by flash_uk
15:52 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Taylor
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: 1963 Taylor

35% opacity, red orange. Molasses, caramel, black cherries. Smooth entry, gentle acidity along the palate, wood flavours.
by flash_uk
15:51 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Fonseca
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

Re: 1963 Fonseca

40% opacity, mature red. Rich nose, Christmas cake. Syrupy mouthfeel, slight bitterness mid palate.
by flash_uk
15:49 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Dalva Golden White
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

Re: 1963 Dalva Golden White

20% opacity, rich amber/tan. Wonderful fruit on the nose, apples, and young wood. Smooth, very fresh, great array of flavours - apple, young cedar.
by flash_uk
15:47 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1962 Harvey
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Re: 1962 Harvey

35% brown, yellow rim. Cloudy. Candied nose. Very sweet entry, sugared, some mild acidity hanging around. Over the hill I thought.
by flash_uk
15:40 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1960 Fonseca
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Re: 1960 Fonseca

40% opacity, mature red. Fabulous nose, ripe cherries, some slight medicinal hints. Wonderful silky entry, sweetness - ripe red cherries. Heat in the finish, some pepper.
by flash_uk
15:39 Fri 04 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1960 Croft
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: 1960 Croft

70% opacity, brown, cloudy. Dirty nose. No further note taken.
by flash_uk
18:52 Thu 03 Jan 2019
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 3rd Jan 2019, Emergency
Replies: 19
Views: 4228

Re: Thu 3rd Jan 2019, Emergency

I’ve been in touch with the Monkey and I have the Monkey’s guess which I will announce later.
by flash_uk
23:43 Tue 01 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Musings on a book
Replies: 8
Views: 1181

Re: Musings on a book

Pages 52 & 53 . In 1894, J. A. De Macedo Esq. of Osmandthorpe Hall, auctioned some Croft 1834. In 1904, the same chap, now of Leventhorpe Hall, auctioned some Croft 1844. I wondered why he moved house. Couldn't find anything on that, but he did make some patent applications: Patent 1 , Patent 2 . T...
by flash_uk
12:18 Sun 30 Dec 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Grahams
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Re: 1970 Grahams

richmills wrote:
11:54 Sun 30 Dec 2018
a Grahams from a good vintage is a port that really starts to come good at around 50 years old.
Completely agree 😀