1989
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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

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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 Baron de Lustrac 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.

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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

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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,

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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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Champagne Perrier-Jouet, 1990

Belle Epoque Brut
Includes Presentation case with Four Flute Glasses

This beautiful Vintage Champagne from the 1990 Vintage comes in a Silk-Lined Presentation case with four hand-painted flute glasses featuring the famous anemone wreathed in gold that was placed on the bottle of the first Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque vintage, back in 1964.

Tasting Note:
Beautiful Manuka honey and doughy nose with and a palate of deeply flavoured ripe creamy yellow grapefruits, autumnal apples, mandarin fruits and pears with fresh waffles. The bubbles are there but ever so subtle, typical of a vintage Champagne. Only the slightest oxidized note. A beautiful bottle!

THE ANEMONE
In the early 1900s,

Price: £295.00 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Bellevue Laffont, 1990

Listrac Medoc

Made with 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon.
A delicious, medium-bodied red wine with pleasant ripe-fruit aromas. Pair with red roasted meat, poultry, or soft cheese. Produced by Chateau Fourcas Dupre, where the vineyards of Chateau Bellevue Laffont have been a part of since 1973.

The Fourcas vineyard existed as early as the 18th century—proof of this can be seen on maps drawn by King Louis XIV's cartographers. In 1843, Jean Baptiste Antoine Dupre, a member of the Bordeaux Appeal Court, acquired the Fourcas vineyard and in 1844 he founded Chateau Fourcas Dupre. The chateau passed through several hands before Guy Pages and Alex Laffont bought the estate in 1970, with Pages' son, Patrice, succeeding them in 1985.

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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 Meyney, 1990

St Estephe, Cru Grand Bourgeois Exceptional

One of the oldest estates in the Médoc, Château Meyney sits on a hilltop overlooking the Gironde estuary. The wine is deep red, earthy, and well-structured.

Price: £69.95 (3 in Stock)

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