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    Chateau d'Armailhac
    1990 Pauillac bn, lbsl Bottle (1)
    Chateau Les Ormes de Pez
    1990 St. Estephe lbsl Bottle (1)
    Chateau Pontet Canet
    1996 Pauillac Bottle (1)
    Chateau Troplong Mondot
    1995 St. Emilion bn, hbsl, wrl Bottle (1)
    Pontet Canet: "I was shocked by how backward the 1996 Pontet-Canet was on the three occasions I tasted it in January. This wine possesses superb potential, but it appears a decade's worth of patience will be necessary. The color is a saturated dark purple. With coaxing, the wine offers aromas of black currant jam intertwined with minerals, sweet oak, and spice. A full-bodied wine, it possesses layered, concentrated, sweet fruit, with an elevated level of ripe tannin." (92pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #122, April 1999)

    Troplong Mondot: "...this dark purple-colored wine exhibits a reticent but intriguing nose of underbrush, jammy black fruits, minerals, and vanillin. Deep, rich, and medium to full-bodied, with outstanding extract and purity, the wine possesses a seamless personality with sweeter, more integrated tannin than in the 1996." (92pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #115, Feb 1998)

    Provenance: From a wine-industry insider. Wines stored in professional temperature-controlled storage.


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