Dead ducks or swans?
Henk Spaan, Holland: I have 16 bottles left of Gruaud Larose 1986. Do you think they will ever open up? And what about my 20 bottles of Troplong Mondot 1994. Can I add them to my grand cru vinegar-bowl? me: I feel pretty confident that Gruaud Larose 1986 will eventually flower. After all, its then stablemate Talbot was one of the finest 1986s to drink a few years ago (see 1986 clarets reviewed ). As for Troplong Mondot 1994, I’m afraid I have never tasted it, but I see that Robert Parker describes it as ‘a beautiful wine’ and gives it a...
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