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Carruades de Chateau Lafite, 1990

Pauillac

Carruades de Chateau Lafite is the 2nd label of Chateau Lafite Rothschild.

Reviews
Purple red. Intense. Dark. Pretty. Net. Intense. Very fruity with a warm note. Net. Intense. Fruits in syrup and licorice. Soft attack developing on a structure a little soft very fruity and fleshy. Tannic evolution rather concentrated and tasty that leaves a tasty finish, fresh and well balanced on a complex note of violet and wood. Fine tannins. Fine and long wine with pure aromatic expression.

Carruades is the second label wine produced by Chateau Lafite-Rothschild. After fermentation and maceration, the wines are tasted, selected and put together according to their different qualities.

Price: £325.00 (3 in Stock)

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Chateau Chasse Spleen, 1990

L'Ermitage de Chasse-Spleen
Second Wine of Chasse Spleen

The 1990 second wine of Chasse Spleen exhibits plenty of ripe, spicy, curranty fruit in its moderately intense nose, medium body, sweet, expansive fruit, and an easy-going finish. It is fully mature

Price: £49.95 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Clos de Sarpe , 1990

St Emilion Grand Cru

There is only a tiny amount of this excellent St Emilion Grand Cru made each year. The 10 acre vineyard is biodynamically farmed and is situated on a south-south-east-facing, limestone hillside. The plantings are very old vines, 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc.

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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: £285.00 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Guiraud, 1990

Sauternes (Sweet White)

1990 Chateau Guiraud Cru Classé Sauternes
A classic Guiraud with a combination of power and elegance. The flavour is deep and sweet, expansive and impressive, with ample fruit matched with opulent, creamy oak.



Eighty percent of the vineyard is made up of sandy gravel, the remaining 20% being deep earth that is a mixture of clay, limestone and gravel. The plots have a heterogenous soil on a subsoil that introduces numerous aromatic nuances. At the bottom of the slopes the presence of natural springs ensures perfect drainage of the vineyard and prevents the stagnation of humidity.

Every autumn a microscopic fungus called le Botrytis Cinerea appears and transforms the grapes.

Price: £99.00 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Prieure-Lichine, 1990

Margaux, 4th Growth Classification

This is the finest Prieure-Lichine produced in many a year. The property is now doing malolactic fermentation in barrel as well as micro-bullage (oxygination of its lees, which is practiced in some Burgundy and St.-Emilion cellars). Dark ruby/purple-colored, with a sweet cassis/cherry and subtle toasty oak-scented nose, this medium-bodied effort possesses excellent concentration, low acidity, a plush, multi-layered texture, and fine length

Price: £119.00 (4 in Stock)

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Chianti, 1990

Fattoria di Corsignano

Tuscan wine (Italian Toscana) is Italian wine from the Tuscany region. Located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast, Tuscany is home to some of the world's most notable wine regions. Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are primarily made with Sangiovese grape whereas the Vernaccia grape is the basis of the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

Price: £79.00 (3 in Stock)

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Dolcetto d'Alba, 1990

Dolcetto Clavesana - MAGNUM 1,5 Liter Bottle

A native black grape variety of Northern Italy grown almost exclusively in the provinces of Cuneo and Alessandria in Piedmont. It is relatively easy to cultivate, although it is susceptible to fungal diseases. It ripens before Barbera and Nebbiolo and is often grown in high north-facing sites which would be unsuitable for Nebbiolo. The finest Dolcetto wines come from grapes grown on soils rich with white marls, especially those found on the right bank of the River Tauro. The wines generally are low in tannins and acidity and are usually fruity and fragrant, often with hints of almonds.

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Freisa, 1990

d'Asti, Marchesi di Barolo

Freisa is an indigenous Italian red wine grape variety grown in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy, primarily in the Monferrato and Langhe areas, but also further north in the provinces of Turin and Biella. Freisa is a vigorous and productive grape vine with round, blue-black berries and with bunches growing in an elongated shape.

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Hermitage La Chapelle, 1990

P Jaboulet Ainee

The estate's flagship wine, Hermitage La Chapelle, merits its world-renowned reputation. The 1999 Hermitage La Chapelle is now fully mature and exhibits a good dense purple colour as well as a dense, sweet bouquet of minerals, cassis, liquorice, and spice box. Full-bodied and concentrated.

Price: £520.00 (1 in Stock)

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