Tom's Bday at H-Club: Next to 95s of: Comtesse Pichon, Leoville Barton, Insignia. This was even with the Insignia (comtesse won), but bit more restraint and with a younger look. just very good, nice fresh color, good nose, and on palate just solid bordeaux. This could have enjoyed a day decant to develop everything. it wasn't tight but it probably would show more.
Really honored to be able to taste this. A close friend hosted a wine dinner with two reds and a white. We were both curious if it might spark a re-ordering of my scoring system. I realized, upon a lot of reflection and with more reading of this list and others notes, that I agree with the group score on this wine. On our particular night it opened up very slowly, even after a long decant. While it paired really, really well, it didn't take off and inspire us as a totally over the top wine. That said, it was a pleasure to be able to taste a wine with this age and to compare it with others.
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