1947 Tuke Holdsworth

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winesecretary
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1947 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by winesecretary » 17:15 Fri 24 Jan 2020

Browning, with a hint of pale pink. On the nose spirity, with a hint of varnish and another note I couldn't identify but could perceive. Very pleasant in the mouth - very long sweet finish. An imperfect bottle but giving pleasure. Guessed to be a 1960s Colheita (at least by me). Tasted blind at B&F 9 January 2020. Courtesy NAC. Equal #3 WOTN.

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flash_uk
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Re: 1947 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by flash_uk » 15:35 Wed 05 Feb 2020

25% opacity, Amber, tobacco yellow, very fine suspended particles. Fruit on the nose, apricots, quite extracted. Smooth entry, gentle heat and alcohol mid to late palate, fruit drying out, long aftertaste.

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Re: 1947 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by nac » 11:02 Tue 11 Feb 2020

Part of a stash of bottles acquired from a "special" sale at C&B, costing the princely sum of £24 (including VAT)! The first (& worst looking) of three bottles.

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Double decanted approximately 12 hours before the tasting. Thick yellow(?) wax capsule. No signs of seepage and clearly branded cork that came out in (mostly) one piece. Nose was a bit off, so decided to bring a back-up bottle just in case.

Will add my note from the tasting later...

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Re: 1947 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by winesecretary » 11:44 Tue 11 Feb 2020

@flash_uk - apricots! Thank you. That was my unidentified note.

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