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November 25, 2012

MNSC Dinner - HK Country Club

Dinner at the Grill Room of Hong Kong Country Club.

1996 Salon - flinty, yeasty, ripe with caramel notes.

1982 Ausone - Very sweet, ripe, grassy, minty, a bit of green pepper and smoke.  94 points.

1983 Ausone - a little dusty, chalky, ripe fruit and a little smoke.  93 points.

1989 Guigal La Landonne - drank almost 3 hours after opening.  Sharp, very ripe nose, a bit farm and animal, minty, and a little violet.  Soooo good… 97 points.

1989 Henri Bonneau Réserve des Célestins - drank almost 3 hours after opening.  Pretty sharp nose, ripe, really sweet, black olives and savory nose.  A big wine.  96 points.

1990 Henri Bonneau Réserve des Célestins - decanted 4 hours prior to serving. A bit meaty, minty, forest.  96 points.

1990 Chave Cuvée Cathelin - really ripe and sweet, jammy, really open nose, bacon, forest, animal and tangerine.  Wow!  99 points, almost perfection!

Full post on dinner is here.

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