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Pichon Longueville Baron 1998, Pauillac, Bordeaux

The 1998 Pichon Baron has aged very nicely, and is well developed at 15 years of age. It has held on to its intense black ruby colour, with a garnet shade. A fresh robust nose after 3 hours of decanting, … Continue reading

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Unveiling the Opal of Ch Coutet, at work!

I’m so glad I found this tasting as my intended attendance at the trade tasting didn’t eventuate. I’m gutted that I missed out on the chance to taste the 2001 Cuvee Madame. I’ll have to dig deep into the pockets … Continue reading

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Krug 1998, Champagne

Straw gold lemon colour. Being a Chardonnay-dominant blend, the characteristics shine through. Lovely florals of fresh pastry, baked lemon puff pastry, fine mousse with ripe lemon flavours and a peach stone finish. Great with shark fin consommé. 92-93/100.

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