Category Archives: Pauillac

2006 Chateau Tour du Roc Milon Pauillac

60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 15% Cab Franc, 5% Petit Verdot/ Malbec. Ruby color. On the nose, youthful, medium intensity, plum, cherry, mineral, spice box, tobacco, leather, some oak, and loaded with earth. On the palate, dry, medium intensity, medium body, with good balance, medium tannins, medium acidity, chocolate spice laden finish, solid wine with good enough weight to stand up to a lot a hearty meat.

1988 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac

This was arguably the greatest present I’ve ever gotten at work. There was a Riedel with saran wrap on it in my locker with a note reading 1988 Mouton Rothschild, you’re welcome, Kyle! Brown ruby color. On the nose, developed, medium intensity, black currant, cigar, leather, basement, cedar bark, loaded with earth, with some oak…Continue Reading

2003 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac

Ruby color. On the nose, moving to development, medium+ intensity, black currant, cherry, coffee, saddle, sandlewood, basement, very layered, with some oak and some earth. On the palate, dry, medium intensity, medium tannin, medium acidity, very well balanced, good structure, with very nice length to the finish. I wish I had the money to enjoy…Continue Reading

1982 Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac

Brown to ruby color. On the nose, developed, medium+ intensity, clove, cardamom, leather, saddle, basement, tobacco, stewed black currants, pencil shavings, with some oak, and loaded with earth. On the palate, dry, medium intensity, leathery, sandlewood, bark, mineral, balanced wine, with medium tannins, and medium acidity, and a solid finish. New world fans won’t particularly…Continue Reading

1995 Chateau Lafite Rothschilde Pauillac

I do really love the people that can afford to drink this wine, and I especially love the people that don’t hesitate when they see a wine they know rocks. Nice ruby color with some browning. On the nose, developed, medium+ intensity, earth, and basement, loaded with spices, cigar, leather glove, and black currant, fig,…Continue Reading

2006 Chateau Clerc-Milon Pauillac

Purple ruby color. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, black cherry, plum, fig, leather, lots of spice, chalky dusty earth, and some oak. On the palate, dry, medium+intensity, medium tannin, medium acidity, very rich and luscious mouth feel, beautiful fruit, cocoa, with a solid backbone and impressive length on the finish.    Continue Reading

2006 Chateau Lynch-Bages Pauillac

Ruby color. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, black cherry, black currant, leather glove, cigar box, loaded with basement-like earthy component, moderate oak, quite complex with a bit of everything. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, medium+ tannin, medium+ acidity, extremely well balanced, like this wine glided if not coated every part of the palate…Continue Reading