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    Hermitage 1989
    Le Pavillon, M. Chapoutier
    5lbsl, 1ll, 1nl, 2scl, 3tl, 1lcc
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    "The 1989 Le Pavilion is a prodigious wine. Made from yields of 14 hectoliters per hectare, this parcel of old vines (averaging 70-80 years of age) has produced an opaque black/purple-colored wine, with a hauntingly stunning bouquet of violets, cassis, minerals, and new oak. In the mouth, the similarity in texture, richness, and perfect balance to the compelling 1986 Mouton-Rothschild is striking, only this wine is richer and longer. This extraordinarily well-balanced wine will probably not be ready to drink for at least 5-10 years, but it will evolve for three decades or more. It is an enormous yet amazingly well-delineated wine. I lament the fact that there are only 600 cases of this magnificent wine. This great Hermitage was the first of a trilogy (1989, 1990, and 1991) of exquisite Le Pavillons." (100 pts. Robert Parker, Rhone Book, Jan. 1997)


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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