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1989 Chateau Cantemerle

By Chateau Cantemerle

Current market price

£700.00

12x75cl

Highest score

92

POP score

58.33

Scores and tasting notes

92

A perfect success for Cantemerle and one of the most monumental wines of the last 40 years, the 1989 Cantemerle remains a dense ruby color with plenty of purple in its mid-section. The wine has the classic Cantemerle noise of flowers intermixed with black currants, blackberries, and mineral. Surprisingly opulent, lush, and very fragrant, this wine has supple texture and a gorgeous finish. Not a blockbuster by any means, but it is silky and beautifully pure. Anticipated maturity: Now-2010. Last tasted, 9/02.

Robert Parker Jr - The Wine Advocate, 31 December 2002

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