Category Archives: 1995

1995 Chateau L’Eglise Clinet Pomerol

Wow, what a treat. Ruby color, some brown to the edges. On the nose, developed, stewed plums, black currants, figs, bittersweet chocolate, cedar, exotic spices, loaded with earth, and moderate usage on the oak. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, with medium body, medium tannins, and medium acidity. This wine had beautiful balance, classic Bordeaux flavors seamlessly wound together. Loved it!    

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

1995 Chateau Margaux

Yeah, the table gods love me and I love them back more. Ruby color, with definite rime variation. On the nose, developed, medium+ intensity, immense amount of spice, cedar, cigar, leather, tons of basement, some black currant, and fading cherry, some oak, and yes there is unmistakable earth. On the palate, dry, medium intensity, faded…Continue Reading

1995 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac

A table brought this in and left me a nice sized glass. Impressive quality that jumped out of the glass. Dark black ruby color. On the nose, developed, medium+ intensity, earth and spice driven, black currant, black cherry, cigar box, basement, pencil shavings, cardamom, clove, overt earth with some well integrated oak. Classic Bordeaux with…Continue Reading

1995 L’Ecole Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

This wine was remarkably youthful still, and a testament to how amazing Washington wine is and getting better every year. On the nose, moving towards bouquet, med+ intensity, explosive dark fruit, cigarbox, tobacco, spice starting to emerge, not earthy, and not oaky. On the palate, dry, med+ intensity, med tannin, medium acidity. This wine was…Continue Reading