Château Margaux

Château Margaux, 1990

RRP £924

I wonder if this wine’s evolution is subject to a different law of time than others’ – we’re coming to it at a point in its development that is neither early nor late: it just is. It’s very light in colour, still glowing though. There’s elegant old leather on a nose that is nevertheless vibrantly alive; the palate is shot through with berries, spiced perfume (rather exotic) and amazingly fresh acidity. Sumptuous, rounded, delicious. I can still taste it four days later.

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2040

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

Médoc & Haut Médoc

Area

Margaux AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

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