1970 Taylor

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Re: 1970 Taylor

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Re: 1970 Taylor

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Decanted 11:40.
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Re: 1970 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 22:10 Sat 23 Mar 2013

T70: red, 40% opaque. Nose had stinky mushrooms, and paint. Taste better. Sweet, candy-sugar, heat late palate. No fruit. Lighter than a T70 should be. Corked? At least some others thought not.

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Re: 1970 Taylor

Post by PopulusTremula » 13:25 Mon 01 Apr 2013

Clear rim, rust red going to ruby core. Some raisin and prune on the nose. On the palate a bit muted, light and restrained. Fruit not so much in evidence and this did not hit the same heights as other T70s have before. 88 pts.

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Re: 1970 Taylor

Post by AHB » 22:34 Tue 09 Apr 2013

Mature in appearance, but distinctly red in tone; 40% opaque. Unpleasant on the nose, smelling of plasticizer and antiseptic. The plasticizer flavours also come through on the palate - really not pleasant. There is a dry fruit finish but this is a bottle that is really not right.

2 hours later the plasticizer nose had vanashed; the palate more fruit dominated with strong and assertive acidity, a concentrated finish. Not a typical bottle of Taylor 1970, but passable. 87/100. 22-Mar-13. Decanted 5 hours.
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