1967 Chateauneuf du Pape, 1947 Barolo and Chateau Troplong Mondot 1959 were donated by a friend.
The Daniel Sanders 1967 Chateauneuf du Pape is medium to full bodied with wonderful sweet fruit notes, pollen, some Jasmine blossoms even. Well structured tannin backbone, good integrated acid and a long pollen laced finish with some spicy accents. Would be a great wine but unfortunately this bottle had a slight but noticeable wet potatoe sack flaw. 17.3/20 points.
The Enrico Serafino 1947 Barolo shows how great the 1947 vintage was in Piedmont. If you have an excellent producter like this one, you get an great Barolo: The wine has initially somewhat chemical but with aeration the nose explodes with cherry, blossom sweetness, box of chocolates, blackberry, and raspberry. It has full-body, phenolic, balance, polished tannin and a long finish. 19.5/20 points. The ullage was 4cm.
The Dr. Bürklin-Wolf 1967 Wachenheimer Luginsland Riesling Auslese has roasted notes, apricot, mint, myrrh, herbs, nut, a medium to full body, density, lots of acid, and seems almost dry. The extract is like a Beerenauslese. 18.5/20 points.
The Chateau Troplong Mondot 1959 Grafe-Lecocq bottling is medium to full bodied and very elegant. Black currants, cassis leaves, fine tannin structure, quite expressive and elegant. A bit more body with air, fine mint notes in the finish. 18.6/20 points.