1970 Fonseca

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Cockburn 1900
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1970 Fonseca

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Re: 1970 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 14:33 Sun 07 Jan 2018

F70, decanted 06:30. Dark dark red, 40% opaque. Very big, with mid sweetness, some burnt caramel, but losing fruit. The burnt tones strong, nonetheless wonderful, partly because extremely long. Third-equal, with Noval, behind Dow which trailed Graham.

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Re: 1970 Fonseca

Post by flash_uk » 22:25 Sun 14 Jan 2018

Decanted 13 hours, 35% opacity, dark red. Rich nose. Soft, syrupy entry. Sweetness, redcurrants and caramels.

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