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Wine Advocate: "Dark plum/garnet-tinged with some amber at the edge, the 1979 offers up notes of garrigue, truffles, damp earth, hints of iodine and seaweed (which I associate more with wines made within 100 kilometers of the Mediterranean coastline, not the Atlantic Ocean), sweet currants, plums, cherries, cedar and roasted herbs. This medium-bodied, elegant, fully mature 1979 is a lighter version of La Mission than the 1978, but, for the vintage, it is a dramatic, authoritative effort. (RP)" (08/2012) K&L Notes: La Mission-Haut-Brion has a long and i...
Price: $289.99

93 points Wine Spectator: "Lovely, elegant in style, this balanced Yquem seduces with tropical, dried apricot and creamy-smooth flavors. Medium-bodied, it weighs softly on the palate, then kicks in with a persistent finish. (PM)" (05/1999) Vinous: "The 1979 Yquem came from a small cache of half-bottles I acquired for 'sixpence' many moons ago. It is a pretty decent Sauternes for the vintage, featuring plenty of rich apricot and quince on the nose along with emerging hints of Barsac-like barley sugar. The palate has perhaps not aged quite as well, displ...
Price: $519.99

According to Robert Parker: "One of the most famous names in Pomerol ... In the nineteenth century, as well as the early part of the twentieth century, Vieux-Chateau-Certan was considered to produce the finest wines of Pomerol... Vieux-Chateau-Certan bases its style and complexity on a high percentage of cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon, whereas Petrus is nearly 100% Merlot. The vineyard, located in the heart of the plateau, surrounded by much of the reigning aristocracy of the appellation... has gravelly soil with a subsoil of iron-enriched clay. T...
Price: $299.99

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