Drank alongside the 68, both from the same auction lot. The fill and cork on the 68 were a little better, and IIRC 68 is considered the better vintage, but I think I actually preferred the 69. Both are very mature and quite similar to each other (as might be expected), but have not dried out, with a little mint/pyrazine, a lot of cedar, some dried fruit character, a little ashy cigar, and resolved tannins. I thought the 69 was just slightly fresher. Both made for pleasant drinking if you like this sort of very old wine. I was just happy both bottles were drinkable. Impressive for non-reserve bottlings at this age.
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