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Château Margaux 1990 (12 BT)

A Gourmet’s Classic Collection

Château Margaux 1990 (12 BT)

Château Margaux 1990 (12 BT)

Château Margaux 1990

Margaux, 1er Cru Classé

u. 2bn, 2vts, excellent appearance, owc professionally heat treated for woodworm

Drunk with the 1989, the room divided on individual preference; I just came down on the side of the 1989! This is true First Growth beauty, with its projection of silky, approachable fruit and sleek bilberry taste - a smoothie of a wine. Utterly tempting and full of black fruit, it has perfect balance and irreproachable class. In 2015 at the property, pure berry fruit on the nose, with enormous freshness. Glorious opulence and fighting force. This really bounds out of the glass at you. A fabulous success. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 100

12 bts (owc)


Provenance:


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.


LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX

Offered Duty Paid only


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