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by flash_uk
18:05 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1975 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 532

Re: 1975 Offley

30% opacity, light brick red. Medium body, dry, mild acidity.
by flash_uk
18:04 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1972 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Re: 1972 Offley

30% opacity, mature red. Soft entry, syrupy, some bitterness, strawberry, gentle heat and acidity along the palate.
by flash_uk
18:03 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Re: 1970 Offley

30% opacity, mature red, orange rim. oranges, apricot on the nose. Full mouthfeel, rich, syrupy, very gentle heat, caramelised oranges.
by flash_uk
18:02 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 461

Re: 1966 Offley

35% opacity, mature red. Strawberry on the nose. Some bitterness, but lovely strawberry, great structure.
by flash_uk
18:00 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Re: 1963 Offley

35% opacity, mature red. Lovely rich nose, strawberry. Dry and bitter entry, extracted fruit - oranges?
by flash_uk
17:59 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1962 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: 1962 Offley

35% opacity, mature red-brown. Superb smooth entry which then builds to some heat, full mouthfeel, extracted red fruits, some bitterness in the finish.
by flash_uk
17:58 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1960 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 465

Re: 1960 Offley

35% opacity, mature red. Lovely sweet strawberry nose. Smooth entry, rich, syrupy, strawberries, dryness mid to late palate. Long aftertaste.
by flash_uk
17:57 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1955 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 456

Re: 1955 Offley

20% opacity, brown-orange, amber rim. Soft, sweet oranges on the nose. Smooth entry, rich & syrupy, extracted orange fruit, simple and balanced.
by flash_uk
17:56 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1954 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: 1954 Offley

30% opacity, mature red. Smooth entry, then gentle heat & acidity. Lip-licking sweetness, apricot orange, lovely balance.
by flash_uk
17:55 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1950 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Re: 1950 Offley

30% opacity, mature dull red centre, amber rim. Faint oranges on the nose. Smooth entry, very gentle heat mid palate, oranges - very over-ripe, burnt. Long aftertaste, lovely balance.
by flash_uk
17:53 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1935 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Re: 1935 Offley

20% opacity, dull copper orange. Ripe apricots on the nose. Rich mouthfeel, some gentle acidity mid palate, lovely fruit - apricot orange, great balance and structure.
by flash_uk
17:50 Thu 10 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1927 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 476

Re: 1927 Offley

30% opacity, brown. Molasses on the nose. Full mouthfeel, syrupy, candied oranges, lip-licking aftertaste.
by flash_uk
20:25 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1924 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Re: 1924 Offley

25% opacity, brown centre, tobacco yellow rim. Molasses and citrus fruits. Lovely rich mouthfeel, syrupy, good balance. Extracted fruit, citrus and apricot. Wonderful long aftertaste, structure still superb. Not shabby at all.
by flash_uk
20:23 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1910 Offley
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Re: 1910 Offley

20% opacity, butterscotch, yellow rim, brown centre. Soft apricots and sweetness on the nose. Rich mouthfeel, lovely lemon/orange marmalade. Full and syrupy, fruit still in wonderful shape. Good acidity which is superbly balanced, aftertaste persists for an eon. Absolutely fabulous port.
by flash_uk
20:14 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Offley, Tue 11 Dec 2018, at The B&F
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: Offley, Tue 11 Dec 2018, at The B&F

Many thanks to Tom for supplying every bottle bar one, and thanks to Ian for the '70! WOTN was the 1910 followed by the 1924. The '66 came third only just ahead of the '54 and '70.
by flash_uk
20:10 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Offley, Tue 11 Dec 2018, at The B&F
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: Offley, Tue 11 Dec 2018, at The B&F

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by flash_uk
20:03 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 810

Re: 1977 Cockburn

Original cork (last on the tasting sheet). 30% opacity mature red. Red fruits. Complex on the palate, red fruits. Full and concentrated.
by flash_uk
20:02 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Cockburn (recorked)
Replies: 1
Views: 887

Re: 1977 Cockburn (recorked)

Recorked bottle (second last on the tasting notes). 30% opacity, red brown. Red fruits. Smooth, rich full mouthfeel. Red fruit, extracted and concentrated. Short finish.
by flash_uk
20:00 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1975 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 729

Re: 1975 Cockburn

25% opacity red orange. Smooth, full and rich. Gentle heat mid palate. Strawberry, a little extracted. Very nice for a '75.
by flash_uk
19:59 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 707

Re: 1970 Cockburn

30% opacity, mature red. Menthol and red fruits on the nose. Soft entry, dryness mid palate, red fruit, nice balance. Mature, very nice.
by flash_uk
19:58 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1967 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 750

Re: 1967 Cockburn

30% opacity, mature red orange. Red fruits on the nose. Lovely rich, full mouthfeel. Red fruits, nice balance. Mature, lovely port.
by flash_uk
19:57 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 711

Re: 1963 Cockburn

30% opacity, red orange. Smooth, rich mouthfeel. Slightly smokey.
by flash_uk
16:02 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1960 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Re: 1960 Cockburn

25% opacity, amber brown. Dried red fruit. Smooth, delicate, refined, rich. Lovely, lovely port. Soft, sweet, good fruit and in balance.
by flash_uk
16:01 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1955 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: 1955 Cockburn

30% opacity, red brown. red fruits and Christmas cake. Smooth, rich mouthfeel, red fruit - strawberry. Lip-licking syrupy. Great balance.
by flash_uk
16:00 Sun 06 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1950 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 729

Re: 1950 Cockburn

30% opacity, red brown. Fresh red fruits. Fresh, sweet mouthfeel, red fruits - strawberry. Mid-weight.