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1989 Château GRAND PUY LACOSTE / Pauillac 5th Growth

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12 5 £52.00 69 days ago
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closed 18/03/2019, 12:05 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1989 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

A bottle with a water stained label, but which retains all the important stuff.
The level is good for age at In Neck.
The capsule (chateau embossed) is complete.

Tasted at the chateau, this is a far superior bottle than the last example. It has a potent earthy, almost Pomerol-like bouquet with cooked meats, white fennel, smoke, hickory and sage. The palate is full-bodied with firm tannins that are finally mellowing with age. Velvety smooth in texture, it displays more vigour than I expected, a great sense of tension with that foursquare finish that is so “GPL”. This is drinking beautifully now. Tasted March 2011. Score: 90
Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, September 2011

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Payment methods: bank transfer
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.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12, 2 bottles £14, 3-12 bottles £16 & 13-24 bottles £20 to mainland Britain. Elsewhere, please ask for a quote. PayPal is accepted from OVERSEAS ONLY. Their fees of 5% will be invoiced.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Worldwide, but not USA, all too complicated...
Insurance options: None

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