1988 Cordier Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey Sauternes 375
Fresh, lifted, sweet, candied tangerines, orange rind, pineapple, and mango with loads of caramel, butterscotch, and spice on the nose and palate. This has moved slightly past its peak, so there is no reason to age this any longer. It is best if it's consumed over the next few years. Drink from 2022-2028.
95 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The massively rich, yet fresh, lively 1988 offers a compelling, flowery, honeyed bouquet of vanilla custard, buttery orange/apricot scents, and smoky creme brulee. The wine's zesty acidity brings everything into extraordinary clarity. With plenty of botrytis evident, this is a full-bodied, super-concentrated, fascinating, powerful yet elegant Sauternes that will age beautifully for 25-30 years. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2030.
93 Wine Spectator
Yellow and gold color. Beautiful honey, lemon cream pie and dried pineapple. Full-bodied, very sweet and layered, with loads of butterscotch, cream and honey on the finish. Powerful, rich and complex.
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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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