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Tastersguildny Retrospective Of 1995 Chateau Latour (96 WS), 1995 Mouton Rothschild (95 WS), 1995 Chateau Cheval Blanc (92 RP) And More




Tastersguildny Retrospective Of 1995 Chateau Latour (96 WS), 1995 Mouton Rothschild (95 WS), 1995 Chateau Cheval Blanc (92 RP) And More

Wednesday May 6, 2015

Speaker: Harriet Lembeck, President Wine & Spirits Program

We tasted 10 Bordeaux from 1995 including 3 first growths. We tasted the First Growths blind.

Prices are medium NY area prices found on the web. We asked for one vote for favorite for Flight II, Flight III and Flight IV. Everyone liked Clos L’Eglise Clinet. Clos du Marquis, was the favorite for Flight II. Château Pichon Longueville (Baron), was the favorite of Flight III. Château Cheval Blanc and, Château Mouton-Rothschild tied for favorite for Flight IV. All wines showed well. It was an amazing tasting of great wines.

The Monterey Jack cheese was provided by Cabot Cheese of Vermont.
 
Flight I Votes Full Retail Price $
Clos L’Eglise Clinet, Pomerol
Ruby red color. Red fruit, plenty of tannins. Long finish.

All Liked $245.00
Flight II Votes Full Retail Price $
Clos du Marquis, St. Julian
Deep color. Black current on the nose, balanced, mouth filling, tannin, Long finish. The second wine of Leoville Las Cases and the favorite of this Flight.
7 $100.00
Chateau Talbot, St. Julian
Dark color, Roses, blackberry, lightly toasted oak and cedar on nose, Austere, Intense, full bodied.
5 $165.00
Château Rauzan-Ségla, Margaux
Deep dark purple color. Intense nose of dark fruit, blackberry. Spicy, big, full bodied. complex, tannin, rich, long finish.

5 $100.00
Flight III Votes Full Retail Price $
Château Pichon Longueville (Baron), Pauillac
Dark color, cedar, oak, balanced, elegant. The Favorite of this Flight.
12 $175.00
Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac
Dark plum, purple color, aromas of currants, and berries. Full bodied, rich, very tannic. Young.
1 $255.00
Les Forts du Latour, Pauillac
Dark color. Plum, chocolate, berry, on the nose and palate. Rich, tannin, lovely.

6 $350.00
Flight IV: (Taste Blind) Votes Full Retail Price $
Château Latour, Pauillac
Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot blend. Opaque, dense, purple color. Cherry, cassis, vanilla, minerals, fragrant on nose and palate. Very big. Opulent.
4 $285.00
Château Cheval Blanc, St. Emilion
Clear color. Apricot aroma with a hint of ginger, sweet and mouthwatering on the palate. A long lingering sweet finish. The favorite of this Flight.
7 $530.00
Château Mouton-Rothschild, Pauillac
A blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc, and 19% Merlot. Opaque purple color, and aromas of cassis, truffles, coffee, licorice, and spice. In the mouth. The wine is big, full bodied, rich, powerful. Will last till 2030 and on. Tied for favorite of this flight.



7 $479.00
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