Château Lafite 1989 (12 BT)
Château Lafite 1989
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé
u. 1bn, excellent appearance, several capsules showing signs of corrosion, tissue wrapped
67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, a very different grape variety composition when compared with recent years. In 2020, an amazingly vibrant, youthful, cassis nose, distinguished and emanating power. A huge mouthful of imposing fruit, backed up by important structure - one senses the northern Médoc in this hot, early harvest year. A tremendous, aromatic, juicy finish. This will go decades more - and I shall try and accompany it. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
12 bts (owc)
MATURE FIRST GROWTH BORDEAUX FROM THE 1980S AND 1990S, INCLUDING DOUBLE MAGNUMS OF CHEVAL BLANC AND HAUT BRION 1982 ALONG WITH LYNCH BAGES 1989, MASSETO AND A CASE OF TAYLORS 1977, ALL BOUGHT THROUGH A HANDFUL OF TOP UK MERCHANTS AND RECENTLY REMOVED FROM PROFESSIONAL STORAGE WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN FOR SEVERAL YEARS SINCE STORAGE IN A WONDERFUL PURPOSE BUILT, TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED PRIVATE CELLAR UPON ORIGINAL RELEASE
LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX Offered Duty Paid only
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