Chateau Margaux 1990

VINTAGE: 1990
WINERY:Chateau margaux
COUNTRY: France
REGION:Bordeaux
BODY:Full
RATING:

JR

18

RP

100

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Appellation: Margaux, Bordeaux (1855 1er Grand Cru Classe)

Important notes pertaining to this bottle (Please read before purchase. Refer to auction glossary for the abbreviations used): IN / DL

This wine comes from a private collector's cellar. 

"The 1990 Chateau Margaux has turned into a sensational wine that eclipses both the 1988 and 1989...and then some. It has a gorgeous, ethereal bouquet with sumptuous red berry fruit, leather, camphor and licorice—it is the kind of nose in which you just immerse yourself. Is there a hint of brettanomyces here? If there is, I don't really care. The palate is soft and sensual with incredible depth. Fleshy and corpulent for Chateau Margaux, and yet surfeit with breeding and finesse, there are layers or red fruit, kirsch, sage and fig, later tobacco and cloves. I feel that this 1990 Château Margaux is at its peak and yet the harmony, the sheer swagger of this wine just wins you over. Magnificent. Tasted May 2016." - Robert Parker, 100 points

"A stunner, with a glorious aromatic display of mulled plum, blackberry and cherry notes seamlessly melded with rooibos tea, singed balsa wood and ground vanilla bean accents. The structure is so fine-grained that it's almost hard to find, but the marathonesque length shows it's there. As gorgeous as it is, this remains a hair behind the modern greats in terms of concentration. Still, it should hold at this peak for some time. Awfully close to the '89, but sometimes we have to split hairs." - Wine Spectator, 96 points


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