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Grand Cru Classé

I’ve taken an older Cantenac Brown label off and it was a mammoth and painful task… For the 2000 I just tore it too …

Brought for comedy value (awful vintage; moderate quality producer; random provenance), and drunk after the 1982, but surprisingly not too bad at all (though …

In the hunt for a reasonably priced 1982 Bordeaux for Katy’s brother’s girlfriend’s birthday (a 1982 baby…), which ultimately yielded Langoa-Barton, we picked this …

A gift from Christian, for helping out with his finances. We had this on Christmas Eve 2008, with a lamb stir fry. A very …

Great decanting practice (much fine sediment), and a good lesson in how wines age (to medium tawny-brown, with yellowing rim), but that was about …

Nice and dependable example of Cru Bordeaux. Well crafted, even if it wouldn’t set the world on fire. Deep garnet core, fading to a …

Again, drank over Christmas, so written too long after drinking. Good fit with roast venison. Matured. Garnet-to-brick colouring Well knitted fruit and secondary aromas, …