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  • 2005 Bouchard Père et Fils Pommard 1er Cru – France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Pommard 1er Cru (10/5/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3-4 hours.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Beautiful nose of cigar box, rose petals, smoke and black cherries. Lovely palate of black cherries, black raspberries and plums. Bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. In a beautiful place right now. (93 points)

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  • 2005 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru (10/5/2019)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3-4 hours.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Tight nose that eventually opened with some air showing notes of mixed spices, mixed dark fruits and a hint of roasted meat. Tight palate eventually giving way to flavors of black cherries, black raspberries and plums. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air or continue to hold. (94 points)

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  • NV Coessens Champagne Blanc de Noirs Brut Largillier – France, Champagne (9/11/2019)
    WIML91

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with medium, steady beading. Nose of crisp green apples, pears and orange marmalade. Flavors of green apple, lemon and pear. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short to perhaps medium term. (91 points)

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  • 2001 Château Suduiraut – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (9/28/2019)
    WIML97

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about an hour.

    Yellow, slightly gold looking in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, apricot, orange foam and crushed almonds. Flavors of honey, lemon drops, lychee syrup and dried orange slices. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (97 points)

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  • 2005 Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT – Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT (9/28/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3 hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, tobacco, spice box and mixed dark fruits. Flavors of currants, black cherries and earth. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2006 Ghost Horse Cabernet Sauvignon Shadow – USA, California, Napa Valley (9/27/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, cassis, violet and plum. Flavors of cassis, plum, Bing cherry and boysenberry. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d drink. (93 points)

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  • 2017 Neal Family Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc – USA, California, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain (9/27/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Drank over about one hour.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of fresh cut grass, talc, spice and a hint of lime. Flavors of lime, kumquat and a bit of peach pit Medium acidity, light body. Drink now. (91 points)

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