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1989 Margaux Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Margaux - Red - First Growth

France - Bordeaux - Margaux

Red Bordeaux Blend - First Growth
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Chateau Margaux is one of the five First Growths ranked in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification. The neo-Palladian style chateau was built in the 18th century by architect Louis Combes for the Marquis de la Colonilla. Chateau Margaux has been well regarded in history and stands among Thomas Jefferson's favorite chateaux. Since 1977, the estate has been directed by the Mentzelopoulos family with... More »

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93
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2008-2013
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author marv
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.859%
Tasted On 06/25/2014

Mature

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Author ChrisMus
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.873%
Tasted On 12/01/2013
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Author BORDEAUXLICIOUS
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.22%
Tasted On 02/21/2013

Youthful in appearance, opaque, ruby red with no signs of browning and very little core to rim variation. The nose is a mix of primary and tertiary characteristics, cassis, prune, dried roses, extremely perfumed, dried herbs, tobacco, forest floor. The palate is super complex, layer upon of layers of flavor. Dark berry fruit, cassis, blackberries and blueberries, velvety in texture, the fruit is sweet and super refined, silky smooth tannin and in complete balance with the acidity. The flavors linger for what seem like forever! I have never come across a wine that delivers such finesse and grace. Absolutely Spectacular.

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Author floober
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 12/24/2011
Drink Dates 2011

colour: mature with a garnet core nose: mature claret. red berries. dust. a little frayed at the edges. taste: red fruits and a little dusty. this tasted like it had a final burst of red fruit and then faded a little. this is just past its peak and should be drunk now and over the next 4-5 years. It is however a fine old claret and is still enjoyable.

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Author Conrad K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.382%
Tasted On 07/15/2011
Drink Dates 2005-2015

Very Nice: Bouquet of roses and cassis. Medium bodied ripe red fruit and sweet tannins on the palate. Medium finish. This is drinking at its peak.

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Author Injun
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 85.294%
Tasted On 05/07/2010

Drinking great right now with plent of life left on it. Complex wine with notes of cherries, musk, cedar, and tobacco. Light tannins and a meduim/short finnish. Awesome wine. Want more!

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Author biggsy
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.828%
Tasted On 09/14/2009

Vibrant deep ruby red. Delicate, yet sophisticated nose. Summer flowers and roses reveal sweet young black fruits. Under this is a hint of something dark, leathery and mineralic. Lovely balanced silky texture, lively acidity and smooth supple tannins. This is a youthful but elegant tasting cabernet. Woody cedar and sweet blackcurrant on the palate; a hint of violets towards the back. This is a stylish wine.

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Author StefanBoedeker
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.529%
Tasted On 12/14/2008
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Dark ruby red in color with a nose of light berries, flowers and oak. I probably should have decanted this one much longer - it fell kind of short on the palate and in the finish.

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