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by jdaw1
20:30 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 8415

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Theme TBD

Having checked what I have to hand, I think it'll be an open "bring a bottle to share", as I am undecided what I want to bring and don't have a theme that fits all possible options. Blind or sighted? Do you want the placemats plain or decorated? Post your food order in The Standard Food Order , fro...
by jdaw1
20:20 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Reviews
Topic: 12th June 2018, Bar Douro, Bring a Bottle to Share
Replies: 5
Views: 1721

Re: 12th June 2018, Bar Douro, Bring a Bottle to Share

My TNs posted (W70, W80, D83, DB92, Ts94). You are encouraged to do likewise.
by jdaw1
20:20 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1994 Tesco
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: 1994 Tesco

Ts94. Dark dark red, 95% opaque. Mid weight, good sweetness, some menthol, long plum fruit, a hint stewed. Port that can be drunk with pleasure — including financial — but not of the top few ranks.
by jdaw1
20:18 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1992 Dow Bomfim
Replies: 2
Views: 1167

Re: 1992 Dow Bomfim

DB92. Dark red, 70% opaque. A sharpness on the palate, that was wrong. Those sensitive to TCA denied it, so not that, but wrong.

Later, still wrong.

Other bottles from this stash have been good.
by jdaw1
20:17 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1983 Dow
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Re: 1983 Dow

D83. Dark red, 80% opaque. Dark plum flavours; slightly hollow mid palate; excellent sweetness.
by jdaw1
20:16 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1980 Warre
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: 1980 Warre

W80, from MPM. Dark dark red, 95% opaque. Young plum and prune, and something else. Slightly dirt early palate, mid weight — which is too light for colour.

I should have guessed this, from the baga taste. Fooled by the slight dirt early palate — idiot!
by jdaw1
20:15 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Warre
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: 1970 Warre

W70, from AHB. Dark red, 35% opaque. Mid weight, dry cherries, soft, and very very long. Starting to dry out, just starting, MPM noting “dusty”. Still very lovely, and rightly WOTN, but no longer lush.
by jdaw1
20:10 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1994 Tesco
Replies: 2
Views: 821

1994 Tesco

Alex was in town. Obvious consequences followed, for he, Julian, Charles, and Mike. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Warre ; 1980 Warre ; 1983 Dow ; 1992 Dow Bomfim ; 1994 Tesco ; Planning and arrangements ; The not-used-other-than-the-neck-tags placemats (and the parameters by which m...
by jdaw1
20:10 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1992 Dow Bomfim
Replies: 2
Views: 1167

1992 Dow Bomfim

Alex was in town. Obvious consequences followed, for he, Julian, Charles, and Mike. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Warre ; 1980 Warre ; 1983 Dow ; 1992 Dow Bomfim ; 1994 Tesco ; Planning and arrangements ; The not-used-other-than-the-neck-tags placemats (and the parameters by which m...
by jdaw1
20:10 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1983 Dow
Replies: 2
Views: 691

1983 Dow

Alex was in town. Obvious consequences followed, for he, Julian, Charles, and Mike. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Warre ; 1980 Warre ; 1983 Dow ; 1992 Dow Bomfim ; 1994 Tesco ; Planning and arrangements ; The not-used-other-than-the-neck-tags placemats (and the parameters by which m...
by jdaw1
20:09 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1980 Warre
Replies: 2
Views: 701

1980 Warre

Alex was in town. Obvious consequences followed, for he, Julian, Charles, and Mike. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Warre ; 1980 Warre ; 1983 Dow ; 1992 Dow Bomfim ; 1994 Tesco ; Planning and arrangements ; The not-used-other-than-the-neck-tags placemats (and the parameters by which m...
by jdaw1
20:09 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Warre
Replies: 2
Views: 700

1970 Warre

Alex was in town. Obvious consequences followed, for he, Julian, Charles, and Mike. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Warre ; 1980 Warre ; 1983 Dow ; 1992 Dow Bomfim ; 1994 Tesco ; Planning and arrangements ; The not-used-other-than-the-neck-tags placemats (and the parameters by which m...
by jdaw1
20:08 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 8415

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Theme TBD

Currently I’m unlikely to attend.

Given a theme, and perhaps more details, placemats will be made. Decisions decisions.
by jdaw1
20:04 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: 1991/92 Double Horizontal
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: 1991/92 Double Horizontal

Yes please.
by jdaw1
22:28 Wed 13 Jun 2018
Forum: Reviews
Topic: 12th June 2018, Bar Douro, Bring a Bottle to Share
Replies: 5
Views: 1721

Re: 12th June 2018, Bar Douro, Bring a Bottle to Share

The monkey guessed by text, late in the evening: F66 got no points over five wines, equalling my zero over one.
by jdaw1
22:25 Wed 13 Jun 2018
Forum: Reviews
Topic: 12th June 2018, Bar Douro, Bring a Bottle to Share
Replies: 5
Views: 1721

12th June 2018, Bar Douro, Bring a Bottle to Share

Alex was in town. Obvious consequences followed, for he, Julian, Charles, and Mike. Links: Review of the evening as a whole ; 1970 Warre ; 1980 Warre ; 1983 Dow ; 1992 Dow Bomfim ; 1994 Tesco ; Planning and arrangements ; The not-used-other-than-the-neck-tags placemats (and the parameters by which m...
by jdaw1
15:29 Tue 12 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 12 June - anyone available?
Replies: 24
Views: 3705

Re: Tue 12 June - anyone available?

Circa 15:20, mine are decanted.
by jdaw1
23:19 Mon 11 Jun 2018
Forum: Reference
Topic: Parameters for the placemat software
Replies: 69
Views: 111868

Re: Parameters for the placemat software

Tuesday 12 th June 2018, Bring a bottle to share , at Bar Douro . The placemats ; Planning and arrangements . http://www.jdawiseman.com/2018/20180512_BarDouro_g0.png http://www.jdawiseman.com/2018/20180512_BarDouro_v.png http://www.jdawiseman.com/2018/20180512_BarDouro_nt0.png /ParametersVersionDate...
by jdaw1
23:14 Mon 11 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 12 June - anyone available?
Replies: 24
Views: 3705

Re: Tue 12 June - anyone available?

Added to first post is a draft of the placemats (and the parameters by which made).
by jdaw1
21:41 Mon 11 Jun 2018
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Port
Replies: 3
Views: 1190

Re: New to Port

Hello and welcome.

More Portuguese people are needed here. We Brits tend to own the Ports available in the UK — no surprise. Whereas you have (mostly) Portuguese names. Please do post tasting notes.

PS: as this is an introduction thread, I’m moving it to that forum.
by jdaw1
19:37 Mon 11 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 12 June - anyone available?
Replies: 24
Views: 3705

Re: Tue 12 June - anyone available?

Bring a bottle to share?
by jdaw1
19:25 Sun 10 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 12 June - anyone available?
Replies: 24
Views: 3705

Re: Tue 12 June - anyone available?

Seeking permission.

Placemats?