quote:Originally posted by wine+art:quote:Originally posted by max:Of the Unico's, which vintage do you think you preferred the most?quote:Originally posted by wine+art:
I will take the easy way out and pick wines from two different events plus a couple more.
1980 Vega Sicilia Unico
1998 Vega Sicilia Unico
1978 CUNE Vina Real Gran Reserva
2009 Sauzet Le Montrachet
1983 DRC Echezeaux ( magnum)
1964 Gruaud Larose ( double magnum)
1975 Guigal La Mouline
1989 Vega Sicilia Unico
Max, of these I think the ‘98 is overall the finest. On the night I had the ‘98 it was tasted next to the ‘80. I preferred the ‘80 that night only because it was showing a flavor profile I had not enjoyed before, but I think the ‘98 is a better vintage. I too greatly enjoy the ‘89 vintage and have enjoyed at least 6 from ‘89.
The finest ever was the ‘68 ( magnum) Doktap was was referring to. The ‘70 vintage is also kickass.
That night with the '80 and '98 was my most memorable wine night of 2017. Sorry I had to miss the Sauzet and the DRC.