Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

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Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Post by Axel P » 07:15 Wed 25 Apr 2018

Capricas initials are VDSS.

@Julian: could you please split the two placemats into: one with the 7x 63s and one with the others. jdj?

Industry Guest is Elsa Couto (Init EC) who will bring Dalva Golden White Colheita.

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Post by jdaw1 » 08:17 Wed 25 Apr 2018

Axel P wrote:Capricas initials are VDSS.
Will fix this evening.


Axel P wrote:@Julian: could you please split the two placemats into: one with the 7x 63s and one with the others. jdj?
Six fits on A4, seven not really. I'll rearrange the A3 so that the 1963s are separated from the others.


Axel P wrote:Industry Guest is Elsa Couto (Init EC) who will bring Dalva Golden White Colheita.
Which year?



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Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Post by PhilW » 09:36 Wed 25 Apr 2018

Request to cluster the F/S/T around the Av if possible.

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Post by Axel P » 09:39 Wed 25 Apr 2018

Then we pleaese leave it as it is. Please take the wines from the summary in the beginning. Dalva 63, Ian is bringing T66. Can you please arrange the wines that the 63s are on the right side and the others left. Thank you
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Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Post by Axel P » 09:39 Wed 25 Apr 2018

PhilW wrote:
09:36 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Request to cluster the F/S/T around the Av if possible.
... and Phil's request
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Post by jdaw1 » 11:13 Wed 25 Apr 2018

Axel P wrote:Can you please arrange the wines that the 63s are on the right side and the others left.
If you insist, but why not by age, older on left, younger on right, 63s together in the middle?


PhilW wrote:Request to cluster the F/S/T around the Av if possible.
Will do.

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Post by JB vintage » 11:52 Wed 25 Apr 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
22:13 Tue 24 Apr 2018
JB vintage wrote:
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We will bring Feist and Sandeman 1963
idj123 wrote:
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I have but one bottle of S63 which I believe to be in good condition and so in the absence of anyone with a bigger population of S63 volunteering then I would be prepared to bring this.
Please confirm that we have 2×S63. (I’m not objecting, merely seeking confirmation.)
Sten (initials SAI) is planning to take Sandeman 63 as idj asked if anyone else had a S63 to offer so he could bring something else. However, in Axel P's summary idj is noted for F66, but this is also a duplicate to forest 26's F66.

Idj, do you have other alternatives or should I ask Sten to bring something else?

I, Jorgen (initials JB) will bring Feist 63.

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Post by jdaw1 » 12:02 Wed 25 Apr 2018

JB vintage wrote:Sten (initials SAI) is planning to take Sandeman 63 as idj asked if anyone else had a S63 to offer so he could bring something else.
Axel P wrote:Ian is bringing T66.

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Post by JB vintage » 12:15 Wed 25 Apr 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
12:02 Wed 25 Apr 2018
JB vintage wrote:Sten (initials SAI) is planning to take Sandeman 63 as idj asked if anyone else had a S63 to offer so he could bring something else.
Axel P wrote:Ian is bringing T66.
Perfect

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Post by PhilW » 13:12 Wed 25 Apr 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
11:13 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Axel P wrote:Can you please arrange the wines that the 63s are on the right side and the others left.
If you insist, but why not by age, older on left, younger on right, 63s together in the middle?
I think Axel is intended to have two separate flights, with all the 63s within one of those (in order to avoid splitting them, especially given Avery+components). This is likely why he was asking for 7+7 on separate sheets as preference.

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Post by jdaw1 » 13:33 Wed 25 Apr 2018

PhilW wrote:I think Axel is intended to have two separate flights, with all the 63s within one of those (in order to avoid splitting them, especially given Avery+components).
In which case, why not three flights: older than 1963; 1963; younger than 1963?

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Post by jdaw1 » 21:50 Wed 25 Apr 2018

The placemats have been updated, mostly but not wholly in accordance with instructions.

Please verify the Dalva G. W. year.

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Post by CPR 1 » 22:04 Wed 25 Apr 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
21:50 Wed 25 Apr 2018
The placemats have been updated, mostly but not wholly in accordance with instructions.

Please verify the Dalva G. W. year.
Axel P wrote:
09:39 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Dalva 63,

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Post by jdaw1 » 22:29 Wed 25 Apr 2018

Thank you.

The placemats have been updated, mostly but not wholly in accordance with instructions — and now in four flights. Axel: please confirm satisfactory.

(Date wrong, which will be fixed.)

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Post by JB vintage » 11:47 Thu 26 Apr 2018

How many glasses do we need to bring?

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Post by Axel P » 19:48 Fri 27 Apr 2018

We are currently dealing with the glass issue. Otherwise 7. The Club also could provide some which are not perfect.

Thank you, Julian, for all your work up front.
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Post by jdaw1 » 22:11 Sun 29 Apr 2018

May I leave by bottle in advance at The RAF Club. To whom should it be entrusted?

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Post by JB vintage » 12:01 Mon 30 Apr 2018

We are flying in from Sweden on the morning of the tasting. We think it might be better to decant in the morning before the flight rather than mixing the sediment during the flight. We will bring the original bottle in any case. Does any of you have experience on what would be the best option?

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Post by WS1 » 16:08 Mon 30 Apr 2018

Gentlemen,

Axel asked me to look into the glass issue and despite short notice we can hire glasses for this event (Riedel port stems). The cost split per person for 7 glasses each is 13.2£. Please confirm urgently that you are happy us using the glass service as the glasses in the RAF club are not only not good for port (bad shape/design) they are usually not usable for port due to the very efficient dish washer arrangement they have reusing used water. Without extra cleaning the glasses the port is heavily handicapped. I need to get back to the glass service swiftly as otherwise it is too late.

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Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

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JB vintage wrote:
12:01 Mon 30 Apr 2018
We are flying in from Sweden on the morning of the tasting. We think it might be better to decant in the morning before the flight rather than mixing the sediment during the flight. We will bring the original bottle in any case. Does any of you have experience on what would be the best option?
Please open the port before you go to bed the night before your flight, let it rest overnight opened and just double decant into the bt the next morning after cleaning. :wink:

Your call but would be my suggestion as I agree do not transport and then decant.

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Post by PhilW » 17:24 Mon 30 Apr 2018

WS1 wrote:
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Gentlemen,

Axel asked me to look into the glass issue and despite short notice we can hire glasses for this event (Riedel port stems). The cost split per person for 7 glasses each is 13.2£. Please confirm urgently that you are happy us using the glass service as the glasses in the RAF club are not only not good for port (bad shape/design) they are usually not usable for port due to the very efficient dish washer arrangement they have reusing used water. Without extra cleaning the glasses the port is heavily handicapped. I need to get back to the glass service swiftly as otherwise it is too late.

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Hi Wolfgang; am happy with either Riedels or ISOs, and makes much more sense to pay for hire than to all be transporting glasses around everywhere. Yes from me.

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Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Post by flash_uk » 18:23 Mon 30 Apr 2018

Glass hire gets a yes from me. Transporting own glasses has a decent probability of breaking one or more, at much greater cost than 13.20!

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Post by jdaw1 » 18:43 Mon 30 Apr 2018

With only seven glasses each, pre-pouring will be impossible.

Do we free pour (which never works with more than ten people)? Do we hire some and bring some? Or do we hire the correct number?

I prefer hiring none or enough, but not just some.

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Post by idj123 » 20:35 Mon 30 Apr 2018

Personally I would prefer to bring my 7 IVDP glasses rather than go to further (and unnecessary for me) expense in hiring. However, those that want to can do so.

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Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Post by WS1 » 09:26 Tue 01 May 2018

JDAW is right! Currently asking if we can have 196 glasses. Cost will be higher but I think prepouring is key as otherwise will go certainly wrong. Cost estimate I think for 14 glases is 20£ a head. Alternative if people bring their own glasses is we need measure glasses to go with the decanters as otherwise it ends in a mess assuming every body potentially brings different glasses.

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