What have you got open this weekend?

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by LGTrotter » 17:09 Sat 03 Jun 2017

A Gould Campbell 1980. One of those recently released by the newness of the cork. Good wine though, very dark and could do with another ten years.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by PhilW » 18:36 Sat 03 Jun 2017

Earlier in the week, a half-bottle of Fonseca Guimaerans 1995. Good, but still young for my taste, though now maturing quite quickly (in halves, at least). Tonight, a Graham's 30yr tawny opened; will post TNs.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 22:23 Sat 03 Jun 2017

I've just finished an absolutely splendid bottle of Vesuvio 1994 that I bought when it first shipped over. It fully lived up to its reputation.
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Old Bridge » 22:41 Sat 03 Jun 2017

But it still wasn't better than Taylor 2010 LBV so far in 2017?

I have had Smith Woodhouse traditional LBV 2003 and Kopke filtered Late Bottled Vintage 2011, both were quite palatable. SW nicest.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 22:53 Sat 03 Jun 2017

Old Bridge wrote:
22:41 Sat 03 Jun 2017
But it still wasn't better than Taylor 2010 LBV so far in 2017?
I am rather a long way behind in the tasting notes I have posted. Perhaps I should keep my footer more up to date than my tasting notes. I shall update my footer tomorrow.
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Old Bridge » 22:56 Sat 03 Jun 2017

Please don't let me rush you AHB. I just thought the Vesuvio must be higher marks than the Taylor LBV.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by gerwin.degraaf » 22:02 Thu 29 Jun 2017

1999 Dow's Quinta do Bomfim VP 37,5 cl, to try out my new small decanting caraf which I received today :D :663300:
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Old Bridge » 22:14 Thu 29 Jun 2017

Very neat. You will have one for each guest, of course?

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by gerwin.degraaf » 22:20 Thu 29 Jun 2017

Old Bridge wrote:
22:14 Thu 29 Jun 2017
Very neat. You will have one for each guest, of course?
Of course :wink: , first I ordered just the one, to see how it is, but now there's no reason what so ever not to order many more. That shall be some dinnerparty :nirvana: :mrgreen: :660000:

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Old Bridge » 22:23 Thu 29 Jun 2017

:D

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by /2alph » 09:49 Fri 30 Jun 2017

Malvedos 2003 from a half. Very good!
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 13:32 Fri 30 Jun 2017

A half bottle decanter - nice. That's got some class.

I'll probably open a Morgan 1991 this weekend. Or maybe a Churchill 1985. I have both standing up to be drunk soon.
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Honestjon » 22:29 Sat 23 Sep 2017

Taylor's 2011 LBV

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 23:35 Sat 23 Sep 2017

Just opened a Warre 1970 and settled down to watch a recording of the Thursday Night Football game between the LA Rams and SF Fortyniners.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Andy Velebil » 10:10 Sun 24 Sep 2017

AHB wrote:
23:35 Sat 23 Sep 2017
Just opened a Warre 1970 and settled down to watch a recording of the Thursday Night Football game between the LA Rams and SF 49'ers.
Fixed 88)

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by idj123 » 17:48 Sun 24 Sep 2017

Been drinking my way through that bottle of Dalva 2007 white colheita that was gifted to us at the end of the Dalva tasting in Porto. Served chilled it's absolutely delicious and I wish that we could get hold of some more...

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 19:06 Sun 24 Sep 2017

Andy Velebil wrote:
10:10 Sun 24 Sep 2017
AHB wrote:
23:35 Sat 23 Sep 2017
Just opened a Warre 1970 and settled down to watch a recording of the Thursday Night Football game between the LA Rams and SF 49'ers.
Fixed 88)
LOL
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by /2alph » 06:38 Mon 25 Sep 2017

Dow's Bomfim 15, Vesuvio 15, Cockburn's 15. All are very good. Cockburn's was my farorite

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by LGTrotter » 20:10 Thu 28 Sep 2017

/2alph wrote:
06:38 Mon 25 Sep 2017
Dow's Bomfim 15, Vesuvio 15, Cockburn's 15. All are very good. Cockburn's was my farorite
Interesting, I have been thinking of the Cockburn. But perhaps if I was to buy something young I should wait for the '16s.

Warre 85. Better than I remember it, but no cigar.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 17:39 Sun 01 Oct 2017

I'm sitting at home catching up on various bits of paperwork with the New Orleans - Miami game playing on the TV and a bottle of Delaforce 1977 slowly going down. Even dull games are quite interesting when you have a bottle of Delaforce 1977 on hand - I pity the 80,000 people at the stadium though!
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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Old Bridge » 19:11 Sun 01 Oct 2017

Yesterday I opened a bottle of Cálem Vintage Port 1985, and tonight I am finishing it off.
A very nice port, and that is a pleasant thought when it is the most abundant VP in my cellar.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by H_Sterling » 15:53 Sat 07 Oct 2017

2012 Sandeman LBV - only £12something at my local Waitrose.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by /2alph » 14:06 Sun 08 Oct 2017

Vesuvio 1996

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by Old Bridge » 18:39 Sat 11 Nov 2017

Quinta da Romaneira Vintage Port 2011

I tried it with a rare steak last night, but that went against the grain with me. Generic Côtes du Rhône NV felt much more right.

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Re: What have you got open this weekend?

Post by AHB » 22:55 Sat 11 Nov 2017

I'm drinking a half bottle of Smith Woodhouse 1983 tonight, before I make yet another trip from Heathrow tomorrow.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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