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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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  • 2000 Château Clerc Milon – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac (9/4/2019)
    WIML93

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

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, violet, boysenberry and a hint of camphor. Flavors of black raspberries, black berries and a hint of black cherries. Bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (93 points)

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  • 2002 Château Troplong Mondot – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (6/5/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, thatch, dark plums and rose petals. Flavors of black raspberries, black berries and black cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2005 The Winemakers’ Collection Michel Rolland Cuvée No. 1 Château d’Arsac – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc (6/29/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lavender, violet, cassis and plum. Flavors of boysenberries, raspberries, cherries and plums. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2005 Château Corbin St. Émilion Grand Cru – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (6/4/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri, soapstone, violet and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, berries and a hint of tart cherry. Tangy acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2010 Château Pontet-Canet – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac (3/6/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of talc, black pepper black berries and sandalwood. Flavors of black raspberries, black berries, black cherries and dark plums. Bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Hold. (93 points)

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  • 2005 Château Ducru-Beaucaillou – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (3/6/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri and black berries. Flavors of red berries and red raspberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. No rush here. (93 points)

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