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1990 Grand-Puy-Lacoste 750ml
1990 Grand-Puy-Lacoste
France - Bordeaux - Pauillac / Fifth Growth
Red / Bordeaux Blend
1990 Grand-Puy-Lacoste
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Professional Reviews


Jancis Robinson Author: Jancis Robinson

Similar aged, lightening ruby to the 1990 served alongside it with turbot. Big and sweet and round - seems fuller, richer and a bit older and dustier than the 1989 served alongside. Very long and powerful. Wonderfully rich and opulent. Sweet and perhaps a little bit simpler than the 1989 - though it would work better than the 1989 with richer food.

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Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 109

Although I have always rated the 1990 higher than the 1989, I was stunned by just how fabulous the wine was showing in my tasting in late 1996. It possesses an opaque ruby/purple color, as well as a stunning nose of jammy blackcurrants, cedar, spice, and smoke. Full-bodied, with magnificent extract, excellent delineation, outstanding purity, and layers of intensity, this massive, dense, well-balanced Pauillac is the finest Grand-Puy-Lacoste since the 1982. Anticipated maturity: 1998-2015.

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Wine Spectator Author: James Suckling

Big and juicy red. Dark color, with coffee bean and chocolate aromas. Full-bodied and velvety, with loads of ripe fruit and a long, flavorful finish.--1990 Bordeaux retrospective. Drink now through 2010. 27,500 cases made.

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Community Reviews


Walter Z Trust Rating: 99 Tasted On: 07/08/2013

Still deep red color-elegant nose. Complex and layered with perfect balance and strong finish. Fades after 45 minutes.

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Scooter Trust Rating: 98 Tasted On: 03/21/2011

Big nose of dark fruits and currants/cedar, a heavy hitter with a great mouthfeel and long finish. I don't understand the "83" in the Community Tasting Notes. I loved it. Plenty of time left.


flavio Trust Rating: 95 Tasted On: 10/23/2010 Drink Dates: 2010-2015


Behruz Nassre Trust Rating: 96 Tasted On: 09/24/2010 Drink Dates: 2010

needs about 2 hours of decanting before it opens up. a beautiful, lush wine at its peak.


Joje Trust Rating: 0 Tasted On: 05/21/2010

0 of 2 people found this review useful.

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