Acquerello dinner-La Paulee SF 2012: I had the wonderful opportunity last evening to add a wine to my all time top 10. As part of several 'pre LP' dinners, a most generous guest opened a mag of 52 RC. As others in the party were watching and holding their breath while the cork was gently removed in tact, there was a moment of silence while the generous donor took the first sip. After a few seconds....a vigorous YES!!! All applauded and pours went around. The aromatics from the get go was ethereal. Sous bois, spice, and wonderfully complex. On the palate, wonderful texture and sweetness and again complexity one can only get in a wine of this stature. Is was the first RC produced after the vines were ripped up in 45. This is what burgundy is all about. Now, let LP begin
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