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1998 Château MACQUIN St GEORGES / St Georges St Emilion

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11 7 £30.50 70 days ago
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closed 14/02/2019, 12:29 PM

Lot size: 2 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1998 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: St-Émilion, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

Two bottles in excellent condition with complete labels and capsules and levels well into the necks.

1998 was the "year of the merlot" par excellence.

By far he smallest of the Saint Emilion satellite appellations, St Georges separated from Montagne St E in 1973 and has just 200 hectares under vines.

This estate accounts for 34 hectares, planted with 80% Merlot, and 10% each Cabernets Franc and Sauvignon. Aged 12/18 months in oak of which 50% are new each year.

The Macquin family left their mark on St Emilion and further afield. Albert Macquin was the first to graft onto American rootstock in the 1870's thus providing the solution to phyloxera. He acquired this property in 1885 and his family are still owners. The wine is distributed by Moueix in Libourne, owners amongst many jewels of Petrus...

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Returns policy: None
The wine can be collected: From postcode BA22, Somerset, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Via PARCELFORCE 48h, single bottles via Royal Mail. All packed in 'mail safe' special boxes by The Wine Box Co.
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