A Latour and a Margaux

1970 Chateau Latour
Drank from 375, cork still sound, top shoulder fill, pop n poured, Color deep black red, Dark steely acidic cherry fruit, truffles, wet log, oak, long finish.... After 1.5hr. weight increased and acidity softened, fruit darkened, sweetness peaked out, some spice in the background, soooo soft yet heavy, last sips were the best, Amazing!

1994 Chateau Margaux
Opened 1 hr. prior, excellent cork, Mellow aged black currant and other dark fruit, some mineralality, very nice integrated wood, some crisp acidity a tad of barnyard on the finish, taste did not change much over a 2 hr. drinking period, very good.

1kailuaboy
There are no good old wines, only good bottles of old wines. said before
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Both wines I fear no urgency to pop soon. However, with the '94 it is what it is and don't see anything better coming out of that bottle. Now with the '70; I hope that luck is again on my side and my last bottle suffers no bottle ailments. I will again pop n pour just to taste but most likely will set the rest aside for at least an hour for the beauty inside to stretch its legs after its deep slumber. My track history with this bottling does not give me enough information to speculate on its longevity, (note, half bottle) but what I found currently inside was so self indulging that I need only find the right setting to consume this 'precious'.
VM looking forward to the Bears/Green Bay game. Aloha to Chris for me, tell her that I would love to reproduce her Korean sauce for pupus.

1kailuaboy
There are no good old wines, only good bottles of old wines. said before

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