1966 Fonseca

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1966 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 21:24 Thu 03 May 2018


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Re: 1966 Fonseca

Post by Caparica » 22:27 Fri 18 May 2018

EYE:
The darkest and deepest colour, veru glycirine, dark ruby, quiet brilliant
NOSE:
lightly dirty, light fruits
MOUTH:
Powerfull, fair balanced, alcohol
CONCLUSION:
ok ... but also these not the best example of this wine probably !

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Re: 1966 Fonseca

Post by jdaw1 » 17:46 Tue 01 Jan 2019

F66, decanted noon. Dark red, 75% opaque. Palate mid-weight, with plum.

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Re: 1966 Fonseca

Post by flash_uk » 16:04 Fri 04 Jan 2019

65% opacity, dark red. Red & black fruit, strawberries, cranberries, cherries. Amazing burst of fruit all along the palate. Rich and full, tannin and acidity still there in the finish.

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