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The Diary - July 2010

MAS and LJM anniversary celebration 24/07/2010 (TNB)

  • Leoville Las Cases 1978 Very fresh, medium-weight pure Claret nose of smoky, mature blackcurrant fruit. Absolutely a point, I feel - completely resolved and really attractive drinking. ****
  • Leoville Las Cases 1982 Sterner and weightier than the 78, still a bit closed. Big rounded and complex. A touch citric on the finish. Close to mature I think, and very fine. *****
  • Krohn Colheita 1960 Delicious aged Colheita with chocolate on the palate. Bare ****
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09/07/2010 (TNB)

  • Meursault Les Luchets 2001 (Roulot) Very typically Roulot: the wine manages the trick of being perfectly balanced between dry minerality and creamy opulence. Great balance and complete drinkability. Drinking at peak, I think. Bare **** even
Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 09/07/2010   Return to top