1965 Taylor Vargellas

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Decanted 12:10.
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TV65: red-pink, 30% opaque. Taste hot, early and mid-palate. But also soft red fruit.
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Clear rim, see through burgundy and light ruby core. Lovely fruit-forward nose with raisins and dark orange marmelade. Palate is hit with dried fruit and warm alcohol in great balance. Gorgeous wine. 92 pts.
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Russet-orange colour; 25% opaque. A touch of menthol on the nose, otherwise showing little. Delicious texture, lovely and flavoursome palate presence. A wonderful mid-palate which is complex and delicious, if a little burly. Some heat on the aftertaste before a rich and enjoyable finish where the tannins just manage to show through the sweet and concentrated flavours. 87/100. 22-Mar-13. Decanted 5 hours.
Top Ports in 2021: Niepoort Garrafeira 1931; Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Cockburn 1969 Single Harvest Tawny

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