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1989 Château Beauséjour

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1989 Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse from Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux

Embarking upon a sensory voyage with the 1989 Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse from Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse is akin to unravelling the threads of a rich tapestry woven in one of Bordeaux's most mystical vintages. This particular year bestowed upon us wines that speak volumes of their origin, with the 1989 Saint-Émilion vintage garnering sincere adulation amidst connoisseurs and investors alike.


An Exquisite Vintage with a Tailored Character

In the realm where Merlot and Cabernet Franc dance an intimate ballet, the 1989 edition of Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse distinctly reflects a season graced by providential climatic conditions. A bountiful summer echoed by a serene autumn crafted wines which now, at the peak of maturity, are revealing their venerable idiosyncrasies. The '89 stands out not merely as an exceptional representation of Saint-Émilion’s finesse but also as a beacon within the storied legacy of Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse.


Captivating Complexity: A Wealth of Sensations

The symphony composed by this wine begins with an overture that carries scents of plums and dark cherries interlaced with truffle undertones and an echo of cedar. Unfolding on the palate is a tale of seamless structure meeting supple tannins—a duality reminiscent of Bordeaux’s poetry in vinification. The lingering finish speaks to a balance seldom achieved, presenting layers that invite contemplation, urging patience to appreciate fully the narrative encapsulated in each sip.

For those poised to refine their cellar or enhance their investment portfolio, the 1989 Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse presents an unparalleled opportunity. It captures a moment in time – one where nature's generosity blessed the vintners with all necessary elements to compose a magnum opus destined to resonate through decades.

In summary, the 1989 Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse represents a compelling chapter in the storied annals of Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse. Its bespoke expression and undeniable allure affirm its standing among connoisseur collections and cement its position as an astute cornerstone for fine wine investment.

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Dark ruby/garnet with some lightening at the edge, this wine shows notes of licorice, smoke, earth, and plum and black currants in a medium-bodied, soft, very evolved style. It is fully mature and best drunk over the next decade. Last tasted, 4/02.

Robert Parker Jr - The Wine Advocate, 31 December 2002

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