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I think it is, but it's hard to say. I'll spend several hours with this bottle, I didn't have that much time with the 90. This is how I prefer to drink a wine like this.
This is pretty good. Open about an hour and a half, putting on weight as it opens. Very aromatic, a good bottle, clearly the Wine of the Year.
Probably the same place. They've had several different storefronts in the east bay. It's going to be a shit show and there are going to be some really unhappy Chinese guys soon.
By the way, is anybody following the Premier Cru (the bay area wine retailer) saga? I bought wine from this place occasionally when I lived in the bay area, but always had a bad feeling about them. They took forever to deliver, in one case I took wines on hand after waiting a year for wines I'd purchased to arrive. I found them to be awful people in the storefront, arguing about wines that were obviously corked, and basically just being assholes. I never got their...
Christmas night wines with prime rib. The LLC was wonderful, but needed a couple of hours to hit its stride. The 98 Haut Brion was obviously young, but will be great, we didn't get to the 82. The 82 Cheval Blanc was corked.
I like Ramey also. Montelena is good, Mt Eden, and Ridge's chards are also generally pretty good. On the higher end, Aubert, Marcassin are bigger, but generally well made wines.
Is she really cunning? Or is she an incompetent and corrupt person who has been continuously covered for by an incompetent and corrupt media?
Vanda six fold ties, silver/grey, bottle green are silk linen (SOLD) and have the texture of a grenadine. The light blue stripe is silk. All are six fold, standard Vanda construction, 3.25 inches wide, ~57 inches long, lightly lined.
Two ties, on the left wool challis, the right, silk. ~60 inches long, ~ 3.25 inches in width, unlined. $75 includes shipping to US & Canada via USPS. Both SOLD.
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