Château Margaux 1989 (11 BT)
Château Margaux 1989
Margaux, 1er Cru Classé
Excellent levels, good appearance, 1 label peeling
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
11 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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