1927 Cockburn

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1927 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 17:14 Sun 24 Dec 2017

Alex, Axel, Enrico, Julian, Phil, Tom, and two Wolfgangs met for luncheon on Wednesday 20th December 2017 at Otto’s Restaurant (182 Gray’s Inn Road WC1X 8EW).

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Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1927 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 18:29 Sun 24 Dec 2017

Ck27, recorked 1976: red-brown, 40% opaque. Nose off: bacterial. Palate started better than the nose, soft and oleaginous, dry, though the ending falling apart. Then deteriorated. My first off bottle of Ck27.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1927 Cockburn

Post by AHB » 20:51 Mon 01 Jan 2018

Recorked by Whitwhams in 1976. Deep red-mahogany colour, 80% opaque. A revolting nose, sour and offensive. Clearly bacterial infection or perhaps weevil damage. Really offensive palate. A damaged and spoiled bottle.
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Dow 1980
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Re: 1927 Cockburn

Post by PhilW » 14:10 Thu 11 Jan 2018

Massively faulty bottle. Strong smell of antiseptic; didn't really want to taste but did, and wished I hadn't.
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