Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

cove

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I went down to the cellar to look at the Chalambar.
It is 1998 vintage. I really need to get @JohnM and @Daver6 over as I haven’t been drinking much.
When we go out I take bubbles and a nice red. Mrscove is a great skipper.
Have the Cullens Diana Madeline magnums down there too
 

cove

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@tgh are you Perth based?
It is a bit difficult to come to WA but if you are already here we can get something happening.
 
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Smart one @TheRealTMA.
We are having to keep Australia running ok from the west.
Almost doing a PERfect role I might add.
Going to a friends birthday party this weekend so I will take a 1998 Chalambar, a Diana Magnum,
a Cyril Henschke and something else. It isn’t everyday that you go to an 85th birthday party.
 

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Brought some sleeping beauties out for the public holiday.

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Poured right from the bottle, undecanted. Took about 4 hours to blossom.
Fantastic aromatics, slightly grainy tannins and very much brooding. Review scores slightly overrated? - I think so.
I would have thought the 2010 is about 20 years too young to drink. That said, I wouldn't wait another 20 years as I doubt I'll be here.
 

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