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Community Tasting Notes (74) Avg Score: 92.2 points

  • This remains an unusual dessert treat, as unctuous as one might imagine given that this is all 1971 vintage sherry. Dark chocolate brown in color, with full candied chocolate nose and earthy tones. the taste remains well balanced with alcohol and mild acidic reinforcement of the underlying chocolate fruit orange and smokey flavors. Not subtle but a nice treat every decade or so--and it will last that long.

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  • Friends, what do you think the end of the drinking window would be for the half bottle? Perhaps I should drink it now. The average drinking window of all vintages (1971 through 1985 have drinking windows specified) is 35 years, which would put it at 2006. The last time I drank this, also from the half bottle, was 2008. Your thoughts would be welcome. Thanks!

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  • Concentrated notes of raisins, figs and a big coffee finish, tempered nicely by a cleansing acidity giving a long warm finish. A 75cl bottle of this sure goes a long way!

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  • Beautiful thick pour with figs and prunes on the nose. Sticky and sweet but not overpowering. Am so glad we were able to finish the evening on a high note. If you can find this buy it as it continues to drink well.

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  • I like this better and better as years go by. This bottle had just incredible acidity that made the wine taste so fresh and light(!), though in reality the residual sugar in this is extremely high and the depth of flavor is that of wine concentrate. Consistently great wine, and a terrific bargain as well.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    11/10/2007, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 86 points

    (Bodegas Toro Albala Don PX Gran Reserva) Very sweet, caramelized sugar and maple syrup palate; long finish

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