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Tasted On 11/12/2009
Part of a 1978 Burgundy tasting hosted by Acker at Cru on 11/11/09. Allen Meadows gave this wine an 85 and in the bottle it looked brownish. In glass it looked fresh. Big Spicy nose. Typical CDT in the mouth but more so, rich, earthy, dried tea and white pepper and almost creamy in texture. Very full and deep. Strong at an hour, faded at 2. There was a lot of debate with a minority believing this was the wine of the flight. no question excellent and the best CDT I have had. Definitely outperformed the lovely 1990 we had in August. 94
1978 Burgundy Tasting We tasted 13 Grand Crus in 5 flights over a dinner in the basement at Cru. This was masterfully planned and orchestrated by David Hamburg from Acker, who also was the guide through the evening. The group of people were...