Smokin’ in the Bordroom

In order preference.

1. ‘90 Coutet Cuvee Madame Sauternes (375ml) $180 A+ -30 ***** 070507

—full, delicate, & intense/tastes like a baby/chewy finesse/peared honeycomb

2. ‘95 Ducru Beaucaillou St. Julien $189 A+ -69 ****

—pristine shape/action-packed and full of blackfruit/here for the long haul/delicioso

3. ‘03 Pichon Longueville Comtesse Pauillac $90 A+ +35 ****

— med-full bodied/testament to epicurean fantasy/lots of everything/bloody yum!

4. ‘03 Pontet-Canet Pauillac $78 A+ +7 ***

—full-bodied/screamin’ tight/call me in 10 years/cassis, cedar, smoke

5. ‘86 Talbot St. Julien $200 A+ -100 ***

—still kickin’/pruny concentration/dusty broom and love on the floor

6. ‘70 Grand-Puy-Lacoste Pauillac $240 A -165 ***

—soft and past its launch/surprisingly long finish!/lead pencil, dash of grandpa’s leather

7. ‘83 Lafite Pauillac $450 B+ -390

—six feet under, but I’d swing with her again

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~ by GoodTasteReport on October 31, 2007.

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