I try not to remember...
Case of lilian ladouys at $18 bucks per I believe. That's it.
Sole winner in "Perfect Wolfing in Pizza and Cap'n Crunch award" 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Runner up for 2013 and 2014.
I'm not sure Bordeaux is made to last 20-30 years these days.
Doisy Daëne Sec
Grand Puy Lacoste
Domaine de Chevalier
"2009 the great modern vintage of Bordeaux"
2009 La Fleur Petrus(97)
2009 Haut Bailly(97)
2009 La Providence(95)
2009 La Fleur de Bouard (93)
Chateau Lilian Ladouys St.-Estephe(93)
I should not mention on this site who rated the above wines but you can guess?
(hint his initials are J.S.) This message has been edited. Last edited by: Uncle John,
Going where the water tastes like wine
Gee wiz, save some of the Malescot for the procrastinators.
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return."
That does worry me a bit but worst case I drink them early instead of holding them for a long time.
2 b ea.
La Croix de Gay
La Turn du Pin
Ἐν οἴνῳ ἀλήθεια
En Vino Veritas
Nothing so far.
Stay thirsty my friends.
Leoville Poyferre ($114)
Pavie Macquin ($78)
On futures picked up:
Pontet Canet - $108
La Pointe- $35
At retail I recently tried a Picque Caillou ($20) and it was really nice. I've had this in several vintages and 09 is the best yet. Way better than the 05. Will be getting a case of this.
I'm looking forward to finding some gems at the $15-$25 price point.
Very few, may buy more when released.
2009 Malescot St-Exupery
2009 Ch. Leoville-Barton
2009 Ch. Guiraud Sauternes
"I have drunk not to the clouding of my reason, but just so much that I can still surely distinguish the syllables with my tongue." Athenaeus
"Mimik" on cellartracker.com
Nothing over $35 CAD (so assume roughly one third less in the US)
$32 Ch D'Aiguilhe Seigneurs d'Aiguilhe
$29 Ch Pipeau
$27 Ch Belle-Vue
$32 Ch Capbern-Gasqueton
$28 Ch Lilian Ladouys (thanks for the tips, folks)
$20 Ch Guiraud 'G' Sec
$29 Ch Raymond-Lafon (1/2)This message has been edited. Last edited by: vijay,
I got a six pack of each:
Other than maybe some lesser 09's for earlier consumption, I think I'm done with Bordeaux. I took one look at Pontet '10 future prices and went no further. A bit more than I'm willing to go. Plus the '10's seem like their going to be much slower maturing than the 09 vintage and I'm just getting to dang old to wait that long!This message has been edited. Last edited by: Hoopty,
At my age, this may well represent last licks. But at least, they'll be good ones!
Malescot St. Exupery
No more future 1st growths for moi. Too expensive, and I'll be OTH when they're ready to enjoy. Damned if I'm going to buy them for my boys to enjoy with pizza and burgers. The last ones I purchased were 2004 and they'll probably drink well young.
Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
Well it appears RMP is off his rocker. List of wines with bottle scores of 100 points (Found on WB/eRP):
Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse
La Mission Haut Brion
Smith Haut Lafitte Rouge
Another Nada (so far).
Sometimes I read a thread and think we ran out of stuff to talk about like 4 years ago. ~spo
19 by my count, with another 3 awarded 99+ and 8 more at 99.
Wine is passion. It is family and friends, warmth of heart, and generosity of spirit.
~ Robert Mondavi
Off his rocker maybe, but I hope the market still takes his hundos up in price as in past. I've got a case each of 5 of the lucky winners. I'd like to sell some and drink with the house money.
Wait you do not drink Bordeaux, you must be off your rocker.
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