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View Poll Results: 2000 Alesmith Grand Cru! Past Prime or Ready to Drink?
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Old 02-04-2009, 12:54 AM   #1
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So, I just found these two bottles sitting in my wine cellar. Do you think they have passed their prime.


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Old 02-04-2009, 01:26 AM   #2
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I hate you. Can I have one? I'll be up in an hour, thanks.

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Old 02-04-2009, 01:31 AM   #3
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I just have to reiterate my insane jealousy on this. I will not stop thinking about this thread until it has come to a conclusion. Alesmith is seriously the best, and that's from a different era altogether. It might be past its prime, but if you've been properly cellaring it, I think it has a chance at being good still. And you're by the coast, so you're in a moderate climate regardless.

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Old 02-04-2009, 01:50 AM   #4
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This batch was actually prior to Peter owning Alesmith. This was when skip was still the owner I believe. I may have to send you an email when I am ready to drink this as no one I know has the ability to appreciate these bottles

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Yes, please. Also, if you wanted to trade something for one, I'd be game. Alesmith for Alesmith, maybe? I have an 07 Barrel Aged Speedway in my closet.

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Old 02-04-2009, 03:00 AM   #6
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That could be risky, we don't even know for sure if they are still good. I assume they are though as the Grand Cru should be as good as it gets.

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That could be risky, we don't even know for sure if they are still good. I assume they are though as the Grand Cru should be as good as it gets.
I'm willing to take the risk. And I've got two bottles of this, so I figured it wouldn't be a total loss either way. I'd be out 20 bucks. Not a big deal at all.
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