Clos des Ducs back to 1920

S Tanzer and Guillaume d'A

17 May 2019 See correction re the Clos des Ducs 2012 below.

14 May 2019 Marquis d'Angerville's ducal monopole assessed, with great pleasure, over six decades. 

My contemporary, New York-based wine writer Stephen Tanzer (seen here on the left with Guillaume d'Angerville) has decided to take things easier. (Is there a lesson here, I wonder?) Long a specialist in Burgundy, he no longer tastes young wines, preferring to dedicate his palate to verticals of venerable wines. Sensible chap. All cake and no bread and butter. 

So it was that I was invited with a handful of others to enjoy a...