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Haut-Médoc

Very pleasant way of celebrating my 29th birthday – completing the set of Latour 1975s! Found this on eBay, and a pretty good piece …

So, my first bottle of Cos. And the first drink of a wine bought through an eBay auction. I was a little worried that …

2nd wine of Château Lafite. Another courtesy of J&B. Stood up OK to venison stew for Christmas 2003. Deep red-purple colour, but even to …

…the second wine of Leoville Barton, which – though relatively young as a ’98 – was a reasonably elegant compromise between the Latour and …

Suffered from comparison with the 1975 Latour we’d been drinking previously. Was somewhat similar in style – oaky, smoky finish over woody dark fruit, …

Well, the opening gambit has to be a value-for-money statement… ultimately not worth £142, but a fantastic wine! Quintessence of a subtle, balanced, smooth, …