Accidental Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St Jacques Dinner (Quince - San Francisco CA): Popped and poured as a replacement bottle, this started with a restrained and musty character, then quickly expanded again and again until it was a worthy flight-mate for its 1991 counterpart in the next glass. This was more mature and therefore perhaps at its peak today, this showed a very balanced combination of mature black berries and plum, game, sauvage and braised meat spice. Very good now, certainly not as cellarworthy as the 1991, but after several hours the two converged in terms of style, even if the '91 remained more weighty and powerful.
Took about 30 min to open up, but when it did, it shined. Still very fresh with crushed red cherries. Fruit forward, but very well balanced. The silky and subtle texture stood out. It was the last wine of the night and I was driving, so I only had a small taste. I'd love to get another shot at it.
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