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- newsguy - 04-12-2005 03:00 PM

($55). Fairly dark red in color with a very interesting nose that is dominated by dark fruits. They are joined on the palate by black pepper for a surprisingly silky package.

NOTE: This was sampled after it was poured it into a decanter through a wine funnel. This thing really worked, giving the effect of years of bottle aging in a few minutes. I was impressed, now I'm a believer.


- dananne - 04-12-2005 05:02 PM

Any aging advice? I have both the '00 and the '01, though I've heard the '01 should be ready sooner than the '00.


- winoweenie - 04-12-2005 05:30 PM

IMHO the 01 should come into stroke in about 2-4 and the 00 in 4-6. WW (One more victory fer me tipin' skillz)

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- Innkeeper - 04-12-2005 05:36 PM

OH!!!!


- newsguy - 04-12-2005 06:23 PM

the weener strikes again: 01 vs. 01! [img]http://www.wines.com/ubb2/wink.gif[/img]

dananne: i didn't offer any aging advice since this was poured through the wine funnel, but what came out of the funnel and the decanter was *very* ready to drink.

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