Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 368
in the others, which were more like a sort of light Picardan; The taste disappoints one after the smell, but the wine is very sound. The flavour wd do honour to [Carb?].
I thought you wd be glad to hear that this your offspring as it were has not been thrown away & that their quality stood a least the test of time. I have no doubt the last wines I have alluded to as the plantations of vines get older will greatly improve with age, and with care in the making,
but the mail is pressing and I therefore take my leave assuring you of the great pleasure we have had in being remembered by you
I am my Dear Sir
very faithfully yours
P. F. Guestier