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    Chateau Beausejour Duffau 1990
    St. Emilion
    3lbsl, 6gsl, 6hgsl, 1lnl, 6lscl, 2scl, 1tl, owc
    Bottle (12)
    "One of the most singular Bordeaux I have ever tasted, it verges on being port-like, but it pulls back because of the extraordinary minerality and laser-like focus. The wine is massively concentrated, still black/purple-hued to the rim, and offers a nose of incense, blackberries, blueberry liqueur, acacia flowers, and forest floor. It reveals low acidity and high tannins, which are largely concealed by the sheer concentration and lavish glycerin the wine possesses. Aging at a glacial pace, it is approachable, but it will not hit its peak until 2020; it should last for twenty years thereafter." (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009)

    "One of the most singular Bordeaux I have ever tasted, it verges on being port-like, but it pulls back because of the extraordinary minerality and laser-like focus. The wine is massively concentrated, still black/purple-hued to the rim, and offers a nose of incense, blackberries, blueberry liqueur, acacia flowers, and forest floor. It reveals low acidity and high tannins, which are largely concealed by the sheer concentration and lavish glycerin the wine possesses. Aging at a glacial pace, it is approachable, but it will not hit its peak until 2020; it should last for twenty years thereafter." (100 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009)


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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