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  • 2003 Château Léoville Barton – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (7/16/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, potpourri, berries, plums and currants. Flavors of berries, plums, currants and a hint of red cherries. medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (6/20/2021)
    WIL90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, saddle leather, potpourri, currants and black berries. Flavors of tart red berries, cranberries, cherries and a hint on menthol on the finish. Tart acidity, resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2001 Château Rabaud-Promis – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (6/12/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Gold color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, crushed almonds, lemon bars and a hint of nutmeg. Rich flavors of honey, lemon drops and candied nuts. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. Drinking really well now. (94 points)

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  • 2003 Château Beau-Séjour Bécot – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (6/11/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of fertilizer, smoke and black berries. Flavors black berries, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air. (92 points)

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  • 1982 Château Lanessan – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc (5/21/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of tar, anise, Kirsch and black berries. Soft and supple flavors of berries, plums and cherries. Medium acidity, fully resolved tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2000 Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac (5/7/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of leather, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black raspberries, black boysenberries and black cherries. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term, perhaps medium term. (93 points)

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  • 2000 Château La Tour Haut-Brion – France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan (4/7/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose od dust, lavender, black cherries and black berries. Flavors of Bing cherries, black berries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (4/3/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, leather, dark fruits and white pepper. Flavors of black berries, currants and cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. In a good place right now. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Château d’Angludet – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Margaux (4/2/2021)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of smoke, plum and black raspberry. Flavors of black currants, black cherries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now with some air or hold. (90 points)

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  • 2000 Château Grand Corbin-Despagne – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (1/1/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, slightly dusty looking. Nose of saddle leather, black berries, dark plums, a hint of herbs du Provence and a bit of anise. Flavors of black berries, plums and raspberries. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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