A trio of Oeno. Drank the 69, 71, and 75 side by side. All three were fantastic. The 69 has always been my favorite, and this night was no exception. Simply stunning, The 71 has really gotten better, and had two of eight votes for wine of the flight. I think the 71 Oeno needs a bit more time in bottle, but it is improving. It also benefits more than most from extended time in the glass. The 75 is great, and continues to go from strength to strength. All in all, a terrific flight.
Drank the 71 DP along side the 71 Oeno. We've been doing this a lot lately, and it really shows how well stored original bottles outshine recent disgorgements. Both were great, both were in perfect shape. The 71 originals continue to shine, and lately the 71 Oeno's have been showing better than they did on release.
Obviously much more youthful than the original DP. This bottle released 2006; I purchased it 2 yrs ago. A few stray bubbles, color of a mere 20 yr old. Almost too young at first, but rapidly evolved in the glass. Glorious perfect secondary flavors of old fallen apples, pears. Texture of whole milk or more. Honeysuckle with time. Miraculously gets more vigorous after an hour or two.
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