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The great freshness of the Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses 2007 highlighted the softness and deficient freshness of the Château Petrus 1978, which is perhaps just past its prime, considering that it is 38 years old.

A surfeit of riches

Wines tasted at a recent dinner were from great Domaines and from good to great vintages but, sadly, some fell short of expectations.
May 6, 2016 5:50 AM

SOME stunning names were lined up on the table at a recent dinner. Chateau Petrus 1978, Montrachet 1996, Bouchard Pere et Fils, Chambolle-Musigny 1er cru Les Amoureuses 2007, Robert Groffier, Ruchottes Chambertin 1999, Domaine Armand Rousseau, Krug Champagne 1996. It was a roll call of the

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