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Château Branaire (Duluc-Ducru)

St. Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2021

Plummy and warm with peppercorn and blackberry, rye toast, cedar, walnut and oak, hazelnut, sweet tobacco, milk chocolate, and very ripe blueberries. Definitely fruit forward for such young Bordeaux, even after long decant. Disjointed youth, with gravel and tight green spears distracting. Spruce and maple nut, with a green pine nut tighten the leather bands. Good structure though, and really pleasant lurking power.

#branaireducru #sainthulien #grandcruclasséen1855 #1855 #grandcru #grandcrubordeaux #enprimeur #enchantillon
— 6 months ago

Severn, Andrew and 6 others liked this

Château Mouton Rothschild

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 1992

1992 vintage. Has a smoky bbq note that echoes with dried lychee skin, baked grape, plum reduction, blackberry tart, dark croissant and old cinnamon; allspice and oregano under painting. Low texture and light-medium body shows oaken heart, tart cherry, spindly graphite skeleton, cranberry, red currants, pepper dusting, and white strawberry. Tobacco and cold brew coffee, light leather and violet. Could look better at twenty years, but I was surprised it was alive at all considering tough vintage. Not unpleasant, but lacks the depth and breadth characteristic.


#chateaumoutonrothschild #moutonrothschild #mouton #grandcruclassé #1855 #firstgrowthbordeaux #firstgrowth #pauillac #rothschild #misenbouteilleauchateau #phillipinederothschild #appellationpauillaccontrôlée #baronnephilippinederothschild #classépremiercruen1973 #bordeaux
— 9 months ago

Andrew, Severn and 1 other liked this

Château Duhart Milon

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2005

Another 2005. Magnum kept the oxygen in check, but reveals it still quite young. Magnolia in a warm breeze. Cherry blossom. Pine, chainsaw heated. Coffee rye. Violets, both fresh and dry, on this floral led bouquet. Rich blackberry in a medium-verging-heavy mouthfeel rich black currant, ripe cassis, sloes, rosemary, sweet mocha tobacco, black cherry and smoke. Relentlessly rich.

#chateaduhartmilon #domainesbaronsderothschildlafite #duhartmilon #2005bordeaux #bordeaux #pauillac #grandcruclassé #1855 #bordeauxrouge #misenbouteilleauchateau #lafite #leftbankbordeaux #leftbank
— a year ago

David, Andrew and 11 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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'05 will be long lived, fantastic bottle you had there 👍
David Kline

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I don’t have many ‘05s. But ‘09s and ‘10s in excess. I may need to visit some auctions.

Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

2010 vintage. Cocoa powder, black currant, river bank, cedar, cinnamon dusting, gingerbread, dark rye, espresso, sapodilla, and croissant nose. Red cherry, red currant, cinnamon bark, black pepper, espresso, tart blackberry, crushed violet, light anise and cherrywood. Lovely wine with lots to grow, and lots to love.

#chateaupichonlongueville #chateaupichon #chateaupichonlonguevillecomressedelalande #lalande #pauillac #grandcruclassé #grandcruclasséen1855 #1855 #bordeaux #leftbankbordeaux #leftbank #appellationpauillaccontrôlée #misenbouteillealapropriété #bordeauxrouge
— 7 months ago

John, Joel and 22 others liked this

Château Margaux

Premier Grand Cru Classé Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 1982

1982 vintage. Cinnamon and baked cherry nose with specks of pepper; eucalyptus aura shimmering. Rye bread with plum reduction, dusty cedar, dehydrated blackberry, broiled blueberry, reflective graphite glimmers, toasted wheat, holly leaf. Baked bing and raspberry with dried plum skin; black currant reduction with all kinds of legs. Sage and dandelion leaf, dried black mushroom, bitter blueberry, graphite gravy, and a side of pomegranate. So fun to taste this legendary vintage. Seems to be in the perfect place now.


#1982 #1982bordeaux #firstgrowthbordeaux #firstgrowth #bordeaux #chateaumargaux #margaux #grandvin #grandvindebordeaux #premiergrandcruclasse #1855 #societecivileagricolechateauxmargaux #misenbouteilleauchateau
— 10 months ago

Andrew, Tommy and 18 others liked this

Château Kirwan

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

Tasting 2010 again, different bottle to compare analysis.
Nose is: Black Fig gelèe, dark chocolate with dried cherry, sweet tobacco, cedar bite, coffee grounds, peppercorn, baked blackberry, and charcoal-mint.
Palatally perfect in its balance of fruit, floral and mouthfeel. Black currant led, with cassis, graphite, espresso, tarragon, cedar, soft smoke and burnt black cherry. Elegant but this one showing a distinct striation in muscle.




#kirwan #chateaukirwan #margaux # Bc grandcruclassé #bordeaux
#cruclassé #1855
— 10 months ago

LM, Bob and 13 others liked this

Château Kirwan

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

Black cherry rim to rim. Rayon and linseed, baker’s chocolate, eucalyptus, graphite, peppercorn, applewood, dried mint, plum and black currant simplify the aromatics. Surprising fruit with juicy black currant, bits of blackberry, and black cherry meat. Graphite speckled, but fruit led. Pepper, cinnamon, clove and rosemary, black olive, cranberry, and tart red currant.
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#kirwan #chateaukirwan #margaux #grandcruclassé #bordeaux #cruclassé #1855
— a year ago

Jonathan, Mike and 13 others liked this

Château Langoa Barton

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

2009 is warm and inviting, with leather and clove, cinnamon and coriander. Wheat bread browned darkly. Black cherry, muddy puddle, blackberry, black currant, mocha. Round and supple on the palate with velvety tannins, black and ripe red cherry, tart raspberry and black olive meeting black pepper. Solidly built, boasting muscle beneath the flowing subtleties. Amazing wine!


#chateaulangoabarton #saintjulien #Bordeaux #langoabarton #misenbouteilleauchateau #grandcruclassé #grandcruclasséen1855 #1855 #leftbank #leftbankbordeaux
— 9 months ago

Douglas, LM and 9 others liked this

Château d'Armailhac

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

2010 vintage. Seductive vintage with sweet floral bouquet, jasmine nectar, ripe black cherry, overripe blackberry, fig, raisin, medjool date, mussel shells, blueberry, mulberry. Graphite rich black currant, tart black cherry, savory, chicory coffee, licorice, charred mint, lit tobacco, and bitter chocolate. Gorgeous and ample.



#chateaudarmailhac #bordeaux #grandcruclassé #1855 #rothschild #pauillac #appellationpauillaccontrôlée #misenbouteilleauchateau #2010bordeaux
— 9 months ago

Ron, ESF and 7 others liked this
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Very nice 👍

Château Montrose

Saint-Estèphe Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2010

Warm nose of straw and rich loam, gunpowder tea, cumin, espresso grounds, ripe black cherry, toasted coffee rye, and pipe tobacco. Silky tannins stretched tight across baked black currant, bakers chocolate, cardamom, generous graphite dusted, dark toasted black rye, burnt ends, grilled date.



#montrose #chateaumontrose #saintestèphe #secondgrowth #secondgrandcruclassé #1855 #grandcru #grandvin #grandvindebordeaux #deuxièmecrus
— a year ago

Andrew, Severn and 11 others liked this