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Wed Mar 29, 2006 1:01 pm

WTN: Dom.Durban Muscat dBdV NV...(short/boring)

by TomHill » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:41 pm

Tried this last week:
1. Dom. de Durban AC: Muscat de Beaumes de Venise (15%; KermitLych) Leydier et Fils NV: Deep gold/brown/Oloroso sherry color; very intense orangey/muscatty bit alcoholic light earthy very perfumed aged muscat/passito-like quite complex beautiful nose; quite sweet bit soft intense muscatty/orangey/caramel/graham cracker/creme brulee very complex flavor; very long/lingering caramel/passito//muscatty/creme brulee/orangey quite sweet very complex finish; an absolutely beautiful complex old Muscat. $8.00 (KL)
A wee BloodyPulpit:
1. This was another wine from Blair's stash that we opened last week. His handwritten scrawl on the label in dicated he bought it in 10/83 from KermitLynch. Normally, one dosn't think of aging a Muscat dBdV. But the once high r.s. is undoubetedly was what carried the day. A bit like an old Muscatel de Setubal, but w/o the oak. A stunning dessert wine.

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