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White
2012 Domaine Huet Vouvray Sec Clos du Bourg Chenin Blanc
9/8/2018 - wa2ofd wrote:
This wine has a nose and color that is not inviting. The taste tho is fine...will revisit this btl tmrw as half left...
  • wa2ofd commented:

    9/9/18, 11:37 AM - Day 2
    Funk on nose blown off, now muted. A nice sweetness on finish...Much more interesting today.

Red
1999 Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend
3/16/2018 - wa2ofd Likes this wine:
92 points
Open for biz like many of the 99s I’ve had the last couple yrs...sweet nose, with classic left bank mid palate and finish...out of mag, hitting on all cylinders...
  • wa2ofd commented:

    4/22/18, 10:28 AM - Brought this mag to restaurant so wasn’t decanted very long...I have a number of different 99s and find them approachable without much air...

Red
1994 Dominus Estate Napanook Vineyard Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend
10/4/2016 - wa2ofd Likes this wine:
95 points
This was a real treat. Absolutely sublime. Makes me really wonder what people talk about when they say Cali cabs, one dimensional.
  • wa2ofd commented:

    10/6/16, 5:10 PM - My last, unfortunately☹️️

Red
2001 Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Soprana Nebbiolo
1/31/2016 - wa2ofd wrote:
Not impressed...Sat open in btl for a few hrs and while it improved in glass some, just not my cup of tea...
  • wa2ofd commented:

    2/9/16, 7:40 PM - Update 2/9...after 9 days sealed w/private preserve this wine was open and lively...much better than initial findings

Red
1999 Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Loreto Nebbiolo
1/10/2016 - wa2ofd wrote:
86 points
Last btl...1.5hr decant, paired w/stuffed pork tenderloin...This was my best experience in the last few I've had with this wine...nose was expressive and there was still some fruit in there...I filtered right out of btl, catching some debris in initial pour...can't wait to see what's in the bottom half...
  • wa2ofd commented:

    1/14/16, 7:40 PM - Update, finished the last 2 glasses four days later and it was substantially better tonight...sweetness on the attack, with a silky finish...couple points better 2nite

Red
1997 Château Monbousquet St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend
1/20/2015 - wa2ofd Likes this wine:
88 points
Pnp, 2 glasses over an hour and a half...still fresh and aromatic, with medium finish...will try again tmrw...
  • wa2ofd commented:

    1/22/15, 5:02 PM - After 2 nights in the wine fridge, this continued to develop...much moe open and still fresh 2nd time around...throw another 1 1/2 pts on initial rating...

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