Margaux 1990

Cult Wines Price: £12,500.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Margaux, Margaux, 1990

Tasting Notes Margaux 1990

98

Tasted at Bordeaux Index Chateau Margaux dinner at The Square. It has been some time since I last tasted this Chateau Margaux. But what a stellar performance! Youthful in colour, the glycerine-rich nose is brilliantly defined and showing none of the alcohol and volatility that some ’90 clarets are beginning to show. Very intense bouquet: blackberry, cassis, warm gravels, violets and a hint of roasting chestnut. The palate is full-bodied, broad-shouldered with intense black fruits, sinewy, layers of cassis and black plum, a hint of damson leading to a vice-like grip on the fig and raisin-tinged finish. Voluptuous, but this is no harlot, this is far more intellectual and refined. Drink now-2030+ Tasted October 2009.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Jul 2009
100

I had this wine both in Seoul, Korea in February, and from my cellar in December, 2008, and it was remarkable how identical the wines smelled and tasted. It offers an extraordinary aromatic display of spring flowers, camphor, sweet red and black fruits, a hint of licorice, and no evidence of its 100% new oak cask aging. Round and generous with low acidity, but an opulent, full-bodied richness that is fresh with laser-like precision, this stunning wine is just beginning to reach its plateau of full maturity, where it should remain for another three decades. A sensational effort, it is one of the legendary wines made at Chateau Margaux. Release price: ($1800.00/case)

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #183 June 2009

Margaux Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Price Unit size
Margaux 2018 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2017 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2017 Chateau Margaux £2,160.00 6x75cl
Margaux 2016 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2015 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2014 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2013 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2012 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2011 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2010 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2009 Chateau Margaux £7,088.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2009 Chateau Margaux £3,544.00 6x75cl
Margaux 2008 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2007 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2006 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2005 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2004 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2003 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2002 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2001 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 2000 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1999 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1998 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1997 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1996 Chateau Margaux £7,500.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1995 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1990 Chateau Margaux £12,500.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1989 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1986 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl
Margaux 1982 Chateau Margaux POA 12x75cl