Bordeaux North to South (My house): Very little fruit on the nose, thin and smells oxidized; lovely acidity, leather and old drawer, but – to me – quite far over the hill. A very disjointed wine quality wise. With some time in the glass it comes together and becomes a bit more interesting, this is mainly due to some complexity emerging.
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(Montrose) which had a musty nose and traces of old oak that once might have been cedar. There was some oily and chunky cassis fruit that was a bit masked by the previously mentioned qualities. The palate was pleasant with flavors of old wood, carob and leather. The wine was nice but unexciting, mature and possessing a shred of tannins
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