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- Auburnwine - 06-07-2002 01:43 PM

I have had two reds that were just the most outstanding (non-fortified) wines that I've had in my life. They were the Peter Lehmann 1999 Barossa Shiraz and the 1997 Edmeades Zin.

Oh, so good.

What was your favorite? Please: nothing too obscure. I'll never be able to find it.

- Innkeeper - 06-07-2002 02:07 PM

One was a 1978 Val di Suga, Brunello di Montalcino, bought in 1985 for $13, and consumed in 1995. Just thinking about it brings back the finish.

- winoweenie - 06-07-2002 03:58 PM

Think if you go back on the individual thread you'll find both wines hjave been reviewed, and favorably too. WW

- Drew - 06-07-2002 08:30 PM

Auburnwine, '98 Pirramimma Shiraz for $16 "floated my boat" and I still have 9 in the cellar. I just posted notes on the '98 Barossa which was , in retrospect, a steal for $16, it's beautiful right now.


- winoweenie - 06-08-2002 06:30 AM

The 94 Markham Napa Cab stands on a pedestal in the weeners cellar. As good as some Lafites' I've had at the remarkable 17 per tag. WW [img][/img]