Discounted Wines

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Region Producer Vintage Name Qty Type Size Price Note Rating
Red Bordeaux 1982 Cheval Blanc

[remnants of labels, fine levels]

5 Bottle 75cl £600£575
  • During its first 10-12 years of life, this was a perfect wine, but it now seems to be in a stage where the fruit is still present, but the previous exuberance and intensity have faded slightly. There is plenty of amber at the edge, and this medium to full-bodied wine shows notes of menthol, cedar, spice box, plums, and black cherries. Owners of 750 ml bottles should plan on consuming it over the next 4-6 years. Magnums should be less evolved, and merit a score 4 to 6 points higher.

Tasting Notes
92
Red Bordeaux 1987 Le Pin

[light staining to left portion of label]

1,075 Bottle 75cl £1,325
Red Bordeaux 1983 Ducru Beaucaillou

5 Bottle 75cl £85£75
  • Rating

    86

    Release Price

    NA

    Drink Date

    2003 - 2006

    Reviewed by

    Robert M. Parker, Jr.

    Issue Date

    1st Jan 2003

    Source

    Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition, The Wine Advocate

    In decline, the 1983 Ducru-Beaucaillou is showing notes of asphalt, earth, compost, and peppery, herb-tinged black fruits. The aromas in the attack exhibit good complexity, but then the wine becomes attenuated, even desiccated in the finish. The wine is medium-bodied and needs to be drunk up. Anticipated maturity: Now-2006. Last tasted, 5/02.

Tasting Notes
86
Red Burgundy Hudelot-Noellat 2000 Clos de Vougeot

[repack]

1 Case 75cl £1,500£1,350
  • Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat
    2000
    Clos de Vougeot
    Grand Cru Red 750 ml
    Score: 90
    Tasted: Apr 17, 2014
    Drink: Now
     
    Tasting note: (opened from personal storage). The clarity isn't quite what it could be and the expressive nose is ever-so-mildly funky as it combines background notes of reduction with complex, earth and fully mature aromas that are trimmed in enough wood to still notice. There is a seductive mouth feel to the delicious and velvety middle weight flavors that also the same fine complexity as the nose before terminating in a balanced and solidly persistent finish. As the description suggests this is not technically perfect but it manages to provide a lovely drinking experience anyway. To my taste this has peaked and there is no reason to cellar if further though there is no rush to drink up either.
     

Tasting Notes
90
Rhone Vieux Telegraphe 1997 Chateauneuf du Pape

[repacks]

3 Case 75cl £450£395
  • Rating

    (87 - 89)

    Reviewed by

    Robert M. Parker, Jr.

    Issue Date

    28th Feb 1999

    Source

    121, The Wine Advocate

    The 1997 Chateauneuf du Pape is an evolved, forward, richly fruity wine with medium body, and plenty of smoke, pepper, Allspice, black cherry and Provencal herb aromas. It is seductive, round, charming, and sexy. The wine reveals pepper and spicy aromas. Because of its fragility, Daniel Brunier intends to bottle the 1997 early to preserve its attractive level of fruit. 

Tasting Notes
89