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1989 Clos Fourtet

By Chateau Clos Fourtet

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The 1989 is an alcoholic, exuberantly styled, easy to drink wine, but its lack of grip, definition, and tannin may give some concern. Anticipated maturity: Now-2004. Last tasted 1/93

Robert Parker Jr - The Wine Advocate, 31 December 1997


Whilst this bottle had the edge over the one served in London at the vertical, it does little to convince. A rustic, rather diffuse earthy, iron rust nose that is lacking some freshness. The palate is light bodied, a little dry and for want of a better word, unexciting. Past its best. Tasted September 2008.

Neal Martin - Wine Journal Nov 2008

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