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A couple of nice bottles with my best and eldest friend this weekend.
Both excellent bottles but with many more years of of storage potential in them.
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Visited Chateau Lynch Bages many years ago, and I remained impressed with the quality of their wines. Alter Ego is a fantastic second label. Btw which vintage is that for Lynch Bages? I can’t see very clearly. My favorite from the chateau is the 90 vintag...
Both where 2014. It struck me for both that they would have benefited with more time. They needed lots of air and certainly not at their best potential. I think they where of a similar level of quality but my preference would to to the “Alter Ego” with a ...
I think your remark about the long airing is spot on, Ed.
Especially the high quality bottles at this age. It would be better to have kept them but sometimes we are just too curious to leave them alone ;-) thank you for your tip regarding the years. I’m going to stock up again soon and I will remember this Very ...
My pleasure. 2016 if you have the patience is spectacular.
I don’t know if it’s global warming or if Bordeaux has gotten so good at adapting to weather variances and getting the most out of their wines, but many of the best recorded vintages in history are since 2000. So if we put the legendary 1961, 1982 and 199...
great taste my friend
unfortunately i m spoiled with our local vineyards that i don t know much about French ones
Let s try it there
This one is a good start Pannonhalma-Vindistrikt 750 hektar Mere end 1000 år gammel vintradition! Abbey Pannonhalma et af de mindste vindistrikter i Ungarn, som dyrkede vine af Benedictine Ordnen. De første benediktiner munke bosatte sig her i år 996! Be...
Fantastic, George :-) :-)
thank you so much!!!! Brilliant. I will give the Pannonhalma a try. Thank you for the link and the article my friend. It was super kind of you. Christian
my dear friend
i m happy to help you , tbh ,Cabernet Franc is my fav grape (you will notice it immediately in that infusio) , love this wine since it has a very long taste and really enjoyable w or w/o food .You can enjoy her full body on room temp (or a bit over ).The ...