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by flash_uk
11:42 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1143

Re: 1977 Messias Cachao

30% opacity, mature red, slightly cloudy. rich, Christmas cake, red fruits in the nose. Rich, full mouthfeel. Sweetness, red fruits, great balance, chewy. Nice port!
by flash_uk
11:41 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1976 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

Re: 1976 Messias Cachao

20% opacity, amber, yellow rim, very clear. Lovely citrus notes, oranges and tobacco. Silky, syrupy, rich mouthfeel. Sweet caramels, great balance, lip-licking syrupy citrus fruit in the finish and aftertaste.
by flash_uk
11:40 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1975 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1205

Re: 1975 Messias Cachao

30% opacity, red-copper, yellow rim. Sharp nose, red fruits, concentrated. Smooth silky entry, then a dryness kicks in, dried citrus plus leather - a complex range of flavours in the finish which has great length.
by flash_uk
11:38 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1082

Re: 1970 Messias Cachao

30% opacity, red-pink. Nose hard to get at. Strawberries? Smooth entry, red fruit, slight dryness, balanced and elegant.
by flash_uk
11:37 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1967 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1103

Re: 1967 Messias Cachao

30% opacity, red-copper. Smokey toasted nose, oranges. Rich and full, smokiness, red fruits which are drying out. Real concentration in the flavours.
by flash_uk
11:37 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1134

Re: 1966 Messias Cachao

25% opacity, brown-orange, some cloudiness. Nose a little strange, fruit overripe but not sweet, stewed? A bit of a blanket over the bouquet - some oranges in there. Soft entry, a little soft/flabby but then some acidity kicks in late palate. Sweetness and some orangey citrus fruit. Marmalade aftert...
by flash_uk
11:34 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1965 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1124

Re: 1965 Messias Cachao

20% opacity, brown-amber, yellow rim. Amazing nose, oranges, slightly dried, menthol, caramels. Silky smooth entry, syrupy, great balance, rich mouthfeel. Massively long finish - lip-licking oranges.
by flash_uk
11:33 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

Re: 1963 Messias Cachao

10% opacity, amber, yellow rim, very clear. Dried citrus fruits on the nose, oranges and some tobacco. Smooth and delicate in the mouth. Nice balance, the fruit is drying out towards more citrus flavours. Very long finish, dried oranges.
by flash_uk
11:32 Mon 04 Nov 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1960 Messias Cachao
Replies: 1
Views: 1081

Re: 1960 Messias Cachao

15% opacity, copper-amber, clear though with some hanging particles. Wonderful nose, rich and sweet, cherries and cranberries. Smooth and syrupy entry, great balance, still sweetness in the fruit but with a little dryness to the fruit in the finish which also has very gentle citric acidity. Really e...
by flash_uk
16:36 Mon 28 Oct 2019
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 29th October 2019 - "69"
Replies: 45
Views: 11002

Re: Tue 29th October 2019 - "69"

jdaw1 wrote:
10:26 Sun 27 Oct 2019
jdaw1 wrote:
20:36 Sat 19 Oct 2019
Current version of the placemats. Please let this thread know of errors or needed changes.
The placemats have been updated. Please check.
All looks OK with the placemats I think.
by flash_uk
08:16 Wed 23 Oct 2019
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Quinta do Cachao Vertical on Wed 23rd October 2019
Replies: 96
Views: 21739

Re: Quinta do Cachao Vertical on Wed 23rd October 2019

AHB wrote:
08:36 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Mike - I've just printed the placemats since I expect to be at the B&F before 5.30 so can start to get the room set up as soon as it is available to us.
Super, many thanks Alex.
by flash_uk
17:30 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2011 Broadbent
Replies: 1
Views: 1154

Re: 2011 Broadbent

80% opacity, deep purple. Lovely rich mouthfeel, pepper, tannic with deep rich fruit.
by flash_uk
17:29 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2007 Broadbent
Replies: 1
Views: 1132

Re: 2007 Broadbent

75% opacity, deep dark red. Nose a bit closed. Tannic entry, gentle heat early, big, peppery, dark fruit, some sweetness.
by flash_uk
17:28 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2003 Broadbent
Replies: 1
Views: 1182

Re: 2003 Broadbent

65% opacity, very dark red. Molasses on the nose. Lovely rich entry, full mouthfeel, gentle tannins, rich dark fruit, pepper, molasses.
by flash_uk
17:26 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2011 Niepoort
Replies: 1
Views: 1183

Re: 2011 Niepoort

90% opacity, deep purple. Big and tannic, pepper and dark fruit.
by flash_uk
17:26 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1983 Gould Campbell
Replies: 1
Views: 1161

Re: 1983 Gould Campbell

80% opacity, dark red. Fresh entry, tannin mid palate, black pepper, red fruit, acidity a little weak so feels a bit flabby.
by flash_uk
17:24 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1985 Fonseca
Replies: 1
Views: 1404

Re: 1985 Fonseca

50% opacity, dark red. Pepper, some heat, dark fruits, bitter chocolate, lacking acidity and sharpness.
by flash_uk
17:23 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1994 Skeffington
Replies: 1
Views: 1349

Re: 1994 Skeffington

60% opacity, dull red. Nose jammy. Bit flabby, jammy. Medium weight, sweet red fruit.
by flash_uk
17:22 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1992 Passadouro
Replies: 1
Views: 1151

Re: 1992 Passadouro

35% opacity, red, amber rim. Sweet red fruits. Simple.
by flash_uk
17:22 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2000 Broadbent
Replies: 1
Views: 1112

Re: 2000 Broadbent

60% opacity, dull dark red. Bubblegum, candy nose. Smooth, full mouthfeel, balanced, sweet dark fruit, smooth tannins. Molasses.
by flash_uk
17:21 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1997 Broadbent
Replies: 1
Views: 1098

Re: 1997 Broadbent

Faulty
by flash_uk
17:20 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1994 Broadbent
Replies: 1
Views: 1118

Re: 1994 Broadbent

Faulty
by flash_uk
17:05 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1980 Smith Woodhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 1536

Re: 1980 Smith Woodhouse

70% opacity, dark red. Nose of ripe fruit. Lovely, full, rich, sweet, fruity mouthfeel. Ripe red fruit, some pepper.
by flash_uk
17:04 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Taylor
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Re: 1977 Taylor

35% opacity, warm red. Full, rich mouthfeel, strawberry, syrupy. Long way to go.
by flash_uk
17:03 Tue 22 Oct 2019
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Warre
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Re: 1977 Warre

40% opacity, mature red. Smooth, sweet, some pepper in the finish. Strawberries.