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Château Margaux 1989 (12 BT)

A Gourmet’s Classic Collection

Château Margaux 1989 (12 BT)

Château Margaux 1989 (12 BT)

Château Margaux 1989

Margaux, 1er Cru Classé

Good levels, excellent appearance, 5 capsules very slightly rubbed by divider, owc professionally heat treated for woodworm

Wine gums, leather and liquorice on the nose. Immensely cinnamon bouquet and cinnamon stick flavour. Soft, open, roasted taste. So different from the 1990 in spite of similar weather conditions. Almost sandalwood. So sweet and seductive. Melted in the mouth at 20 years old. Tasted in 2010 in Hong Kong from Imperial. Lovely smoky cassis nose. Spice and liquorice on the palate. Extraordinary definition and heathery tastes. Big wine in a big format. In 2014 in bottle, it was beautifully composed, with deep impact, concentration and a tarry core. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 90

12 bts (owc)


The collection was housed in a large purpose-built underground cellar with high quality temperature and humidity control. The wines were purchased from two renowned wine merchants, on first release, have never been moved, and the vast majority were kept in stacks in their original wooden cases.


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