Film director, foodie, amateur chef, wine lover (or was that 'liver'?) and avid collector. Weakness: The four 'B's - Burgundy, Barolo, Barbaresco and Brunello. ...
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Some weird formaldehyde, band-aid notes... likely just this bottle. A bit over the hill but greatness lurks - would love one day to try another bottle, there's a good chance it could be transcendent. — 15 days ago
Misty, in yo' face raspberry jam, leather and barnyard campfire of lavender/rose cuttings. Many, many years left on this one. — 15 days ago
An intoxicating nose of coffee-mushroom-bacon-sandwich discovered inside a half-rotted moss covered stump in the deepest of woods. Need we say more? Amazingly well-preserved. — 15 days ago
Still backward but finally giving it up - a very dense, dark fruit and wet sock stew - in the very best of ways.
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A baby. But outrageously pure, complex and soooo focussed. Like rose petals and pancetta gently mascerate in soy sauce and infused with an essence of fresh sea air. Simply spectacular - revisit in 10 years at earliest. — 15 days ago
Clean, bright, a little honey. A nice last minute stick-save for the premoxed Bienvenues-Batard — 15 days ago
Classic Pichon - green pepper, saddle leather, lead pencil... feminine and still fresh. Surprisingly slow evolution on this bottle. Nice! — 15 days ago
Roasted maraschino beef jus, mushroom gravy and cloves.
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A ham hock-infused dark berry and tree bark brown sugar crumble - delicious, if surprisingly lighter and somewhat alcoholic on the palate. — 15 days ago
No joy in mudville. Mighty Batard hath struck out. A pox on premox. — 15 days ago