TNR - random things at auction

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TNR - random things at auction

Postby Ryan M » Tue Aug 26, 2008 2:15 pm

Hello,

Perhaps someone has tasted these and would be so kind?

DRC Richebourg 1963
Phelan-Segur 1969
Haut-Brion 1975

Thanks,
Ryan
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Re: TNR - random things at auction

Postby Daniel Rogov » Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:13 am

Ryan, Hi....

I've tasted only one of the wines on your list. My most recent tasting note for that wine follows.

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Chateau Haut-Brion, Graves, 1975: Garnet red in color, with a bit of browning now, but still showing its inherent balance and structure nicely. On the nose and palate still some of the blackcurrants, cherries and plums that typified the wine in its youth but those now going to a near-sweet raisin-like fruitiness, that matched nicely by cigar tobacco and hintes of earthiness. Fully mature and perhaps a bit past its peak, so not for much longer cellaring. Drink now-2006. Score 91. (Re-tasted 3 May 2004)
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