1990 PAVILLON ROUGE du Château Margaux 1990

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SoDivin rating

85-89 / 100

Good

1990 PAVILLON ROUGE du Château Margaux 1990

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
215,00 € tax incl. 179,17 € tax excl.

Level Top shoulder

Stock : 1 bottle
205,00 € tax incl. 170,83 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
88 / 100
Jean-Marc Quarin
Jean-Marc Quarin
(3-2001)
Somber red. Medium to good intensity. Evolved. Clean. Very ripe fruit, a bit fresh and complete for a second wine, but a touch vegetal. A bit animal but not much. In the mouth, suave, carressing and fat enough, develops roundness with delicate flavourful and fine tannins. All together it melts in the mouth and it is absolutely delicious. The most interesting aspect is the appetizing nuance and the drinkability.
86 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(2-1993)
The 1990 is a lovely wine, with a fragrant bouquet, soft, medium-bodied, smooth-as-silk flavors, fine concentration, enough acidity for focus, and a fine finish.
91 / 100
SoDivin
SoDivin
(8-2013)
Beautiful purple color. Elegant nose. Precious wood, chocolate. The palate is rich, juicy, dense. Another nice aging potential. Very good length (over a minute).
88 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(9-2007)
Features
Vintage 1990
Rating 85-89
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price From 200 € to 300 €
Château Margaux
Country France
Château informations
Margaux
Margaux

A privilege to bear the name of its appellation, for Chateau Margaux there is no doubt ample justification. For several centuries this Premier Cru has expressed the highest degree of quality of exceptional terroir patiently assembled by several generations of owners. Maintained and harvested exclusively by hand with extreme care, the 78 hectares of vines (75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot) derive their wealth deep in the soil which is clayey gravelly and particularly dense and thick. The fermentation in oak vats, after which the wine is strictly selected, follows 18 to 24 months in new oak barrels. A masterpiece among Bordeaux, the best according to some, Château Margaux reveals the delicate taste and opulence, depth and complexity, and exudes a rare elegance of rose, violet, black fruit, suspended by tight tannins that require patient aging before the wine fully expresses itself. The château also produces a second wine, Pavillon Rouge de Château Margaux, and a dry white wine, Pavillon Blanc de Château Margaux.


Best vintages of Château Margaux : 1900, 1928, 195319821983198619891990


>> Read our article "Grands Crus Classés from Bordeaux"

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