We sell BAMA and source directly. Boyer has told us, his wines taste best on the fourth or fifth day after opening, I feel even on the second day there is a marked improvement.
Boyer told us to drink the 2011, which is incredibly fresh and open.
In terms of drinking the 1985 is very approachable. 1995 and 1996 are no where near their pinnacle.
1970 also very nice at the moment.
I guess without a decant (or double decanted)?
We never decant, Boyer is pretty adamant on them needing 4 or 5 days and I think he is right, I have followed them over a week and one feels the improvement day to day. The only one that I would drink on the same day is the 2011, the BAMA aromatics and style are evident just much more fruit forward and not as structured…
Thanks Donald, makes sense and there are some wines that I feel benefit/requires time.
I decanted a 1995 some years ago and considered to let the next bottle unfold over time - will definitely do that for coming bottles.
Thanks for this insight. No doubt these wines need air, would not have thought that much.