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1989 Château Cantemerle (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Château Cantemerle chateau-cantemerle.com   details
Appellation: Haut-Médoc - Médoc - France (5ème Cru Classé)
Type: red
Varietal: Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon - Cabernet Franc - Petit Verdot
Maturity: Drink/Mature
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$30.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: March 24, 2004 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
95 points "Huge wine. Dark ruby-colored. Intense aromas of ripe fruit and game. Full-bodied and compacted, with masses of tannins and fruit, yet still closed and not giving much on the palate. Give this brute time. Best Cantemerle ever?--1989 Bordeaux horizontal" Best 2004-2009
rated: March 24, 2004 , Mark Vershel
4 stars "A"
rated: August 27, 2006 , from a member
92 points " Chateau Cantemerle (Haut-Médoc) 1989: This wine and the next vie for position of most richly coloured wine of the flight. A perfumed nose, with cigar box and freshly rolled tobacco leaves. Another elegant palate, with a good balance, although with plentiful summer berry fruits. Full bodied, maintaining a smooth, rounded texture through the palate. Finishes well, and has good length. Tannins much more integrated than the previous wines. Ready for drinking now. Very good. "
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