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1990 Chateau D'Issan

Margaux

Decanted and served immediately. Colour is bright, brick red with a very slight brown edge. Nose is very intense and perfumed, with blackberry, liquorice, jam and cherry. Almost explosive bouquet: this is what Margaux perfume is all about. Palate continues the jammy, cherry flavours but some earthiness and a slight trace of mint freshness. Plenty of very well integrated tannins and a medium finish. Youthful, still vibrant, balanced and delicious.
5/15/2012 - JamesTye-CellarTracker.com

Price: £89.95 (3 in Stock)

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1990 Crusted Port

Wine Society Bottling

A typical crusted port has a power complexity similar to a vintage port with sweet, rich, spicy red and black fruit harmoniously integrated. Crusted ports rather than a product from a single vintage are a blend from various years. Crusted is made in a similar way to vintage port however since this is a blend, the vintage year is not allowed to be prominent on the label. The vintage appearing on the label refers to the bottling date instead.

Price: £89.00 (7 in Stock)

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Baron de Lustrac, 1990

Vintage Armagnac (Comes in original Lustrac Box as illustrated)

Baron de Lustrac is a small traditional éleveur specialising in fine old Armagnac vintages. Their extensive range is sourced from neighbouring estates in the Tenereze and Mas Armagnac regions and they keep an ageing and bottling chais near Magnan, in the Bas Armagnac region.


All Armagnacs are aged in 420ltr oak barrels and sold as single vintages. The grapes used are all harvested from the one particular year, and will only be distilled if the conditions were particularly good. Perfect for big birthdays or as a special drink for the connoisseur as they truly are a fine example of the very best Armagnacs around.

Price: £99.00 (2 in Stock)

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Baron de Sigognac, 1990

Armagnac ( Comes in Original Sigognac Wooden Box as illustrated)

The company behind this Armagnac owns one of the most important stocks of old vintages in the whole region. They are growers as well as distillers and specialise in sourcing and ageing old casks of Armagnac.

The Armagnac is made from a blend of Baco and Ugni Blanc, the predominant grapes used in the production of Armagnac. The distillation takes place in a column still to an alcohol strength of about 54%. The spirit is then aged in local black oak casks. The alcohol content then reduces naturally to about 40% after about forty years. Presented in a perfectly simple wooden box

Price: £92.95 (2 in Stock)

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Cabernet, 1990

Quinta do Poço do Lobo

Caves S. Joao, established in 1920, became a dominant force in Portuguese wine making in the early 20th century with their houses Porta dos Cavaleiros in Dao and Frei Joao in Bairrada. Given the shifting trends in consumer preferences, Bairrada and Dao fell to obscurity in the 1990s when critical influence drove the demand for bigger, extracted, warmer climate wines. As in all things, however, what comes around goes around! Sure enough, 20 years later savvy consumers and food-conscious sommeliers are looking for finesse and freshness and heading back to Bairrada and Dao. Wines that when young had a vegetal character,

Price: £49.00 (10 in Stock)

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Cabernet, 1990

Quinta do Poço do Lobo (Magnum)

Caves S. Joao, established in 1920, became a dominant force in Portuguese wine making in the early 20th century with their houses Porta dos Cavaleiros in Dao and Frei Joao in Bairrada. Given the shifting trends in consumer preferences, Bairrada and Dao fell to obscurity in the 1990s when critical influence drove the demand for bigger, extracted, warmer climate wines. As in all things, however, what comes around goes around! Sure enough, 20 years later savvy consumers and food-conscious sommeliers are looking for finesse and freshness and heading back to Bairrada and Dao. Wines that when young had a vegetal character,

Price: £99.00 (6 in Stock)

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Chateau Cos d'Estournel, 1990

St Estephe, 2me Cru Classe

In contrast to the 1989, the 1990 is a spectacular wine, and, along with the 1986, 1982, and 1953, one of the four finest Cos d'Estournels made in the post-World War II era. Bruno Prats believes it is the finest wine he has ever made. In the most recent tasting, the 1990 was even better than in the past, charming me as well as other tasters with its flashy display of opulent Merlot (about 40% of the blend) mixed with ripe Cabernet Sauvignon. It was one of the more forward 1990s in the tasting, which no doubt accounted for its precocious showing. This super-concentrated wine possesses a roasted herb, sweet, jammy black fruit-scented nose, with noteworthy opulence and succulence.

Price: £225.00 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Haut Sociondo, 1990

Premieres Cotes de Blaye

From a trio of fantastic vintages for Bordeaux, the 1990 Chateau Haut Sociondo displays a medium garnet colour with aromas of toast, vanilla and cherry. With a medium body and a round soft texture, it is complemented by a balancing medium acidity and a ripe fruit finish.

Price: £37.95 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau La Lagune, 1990

Haut Medoc, 3rd Growth (Damaged labels)

*** 90 Points - Outstanding - Robert Parker.

Reviews:
A fully mature, elegant 1990 with an exceptionally flowery, berry, white chocolate, and smoky oak-scented nose, this fleshy, mid-weight La Lagune exhibits a velvety texture and no hard edges. It is an endearing wine that needs to be drunk over the next 5-6 years - Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com

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Chateau Patache d'Aux, 1990

Medoc

A rustic wine with blood, iron, earth, forest floor and even still some dark fruits. Good acidity with soft and mature tannin. Still a good bite and very lively.

Price: £39.95 (11 in Stock)

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