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 September 1988 

 21/09/88

Presenter: 

PDFProf. Oliver James

Wines Region / Country Source Cost Comments
1. Domaine du Chevalier 1978 Graves
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£21.85
Superb, the taste of this wonderful wine lasts forever.
2. Château La Grave Trigant de Boisset 1978 Pomerol
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£21.85
Fruity, blackcurrant jam nose, still a long time to go.  
3. Château La Lagune 1978 Haut Medoc 
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£17
Very well balanced and very enjoyable  
4. Château Langoa Barton 1978 St Julian
Bordeaux, France
n/k
 £15
Two very different bottles, luckily ours was beautiful.  
5. Château Lynch Bages 1978 Paullac
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£18.50
A slightly sweet wine and lovely with it. 
6. Château Malescot St Exupery 1978 Margaux
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£15.75
A little short, needs more time.  
7. Château Montrose 1978 St. Estephe
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£16
Beautiful length, earthy and well balanced  
8. Château Pavie 1978 St. Emilion
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£13.25
 Short, tannic & peppery, will improve.  
9. Château Latour 1978 Paullac   
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£75
Delicious, still some tannin, very long. Will be incredible. 
10. Château Rieussec 1978 Sauternes 
Bordeaux, France
n/k
£20.50
 Beautiful, luscious tangy apricots.
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