1997 Clos des Truffiers Hommage a Max Coteaux de Languedoc
Medium ruby colored in the glass with a slight cloudiness that speaks to its unfined nature, this wine has a mysterious brooding nose that captures aromas of black truffles, olives, capers, anise, and dark blackberry and black cherry fruits. In the mouth, it is silky and sumptuous with a gorgeous mouthfeel and full body that is lush with flavors of dried cherries, leather, and exotic woods with flavors of figs as the wine tapers to a very long finish that exposes very fine-grained soft tannins. Surprisingly, the wine betrays little of its treatment in 100% new oak. There is only the slightest lack of the deep complexity that I experienced in my first taste of this wine which keeps it from again meeting the 10-point mark on my scale.
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A wine list from Flask published in the early 1970s
Driving down Ventura Blvd in Studio City in the 1960’s has something in common with today, Flask Fine Wine & Whisky- Flask first opened its doors to the public in 1962. Decades later and it still remains a respected fixture in the Los Angeles community.
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We want to know their stories and how they produce bottles that fit into our unique collection. We make a point to keep our selection stocked with a wide variety, offering your classic Napa icons to your natural & organic wines.
We like to think of our whiskey and spirit section as more of a library where the rarest of bottles can be found.
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