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1990 Louis Jadot Bonnes Mares Grand Cru

  • 96 WA
  • 91 WS
  • 96 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir

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SKU: 44788-1990-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    Big and chewy, this muscular monster of a wine has plenty of earth, chocolate, berry and cherry aromas and flavors and a firm backbone of tannins.
    Author: James Laube
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 96

    Good full red with a hint of development. Explosive, multidimensional aromas of raspberry, wild spices, meat, mocha, minerals, woodsmoke, truffle and underbrush; warm and inviting. Lush, sweet and voluminous; like liquid velvet but kept fresh by ripe acids. Finishes with superripe but serious tannins that coat the entire mouth. The longest wine yet of the series. In comparison, the '97 is even more roasted but still very young. |A big crop, ripe but not overripe. The skins ripened before the sugars.|
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: September/October 2002
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

    It will be interesting to follow the evolution of the 1990 Bonnes Mares, Chambertin-Clos de Beze, and Chambertin. All are magnificent examples of not only the heights red burgundy can achieve, but also of the thrilling quality of the 1990 vintage. The Bonnes Mares is the sweetest and most open-knit, with layer upon layer of fruit, huge body, yet a sense of elegance and precision to its lavish richness and huge, perfumed personality. This extraordinary red burgundy is soft and more developed than either the Chambertin-Clos de Beze or Chambertin.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating:

    Geeks W/ Sherrys. Fine earthy core w/ fine fruit.
    Author: Santa Fe
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Terrific: violet and dark fruit on the nose. Opens up in the glass to sappy smooth pinot flavors that end in a long long finish. This still has plenty of life.
    Drink Dates: 2005-2015
    Author: Conrad K

Maison Louis Jadot has been in the town of Beaune since 1859, and has a stellar reputation for producing wines of excellent value. Jadot's principles of vinification balance tradition and technology and focus on the purest expression of the terroir. Jadot aims to cultivate its vines with consideration for the environment and the microbial life of the soils.

Maison Louis Jadot controls 105 hectares of "domaine" property that is divided into four groups: Domaine Louis Jadot, Domaine Gagey, Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot, and Domaine du Duc de Magenta. As a negociant-élévateur, Jadot also cultivates long-term partnerships with many growers which allows the representation of a larger range of appellations. Jadot's portfolio includes wines from regional appellations, Chablis, the Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise, Mâconnais, and Beaujolais.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 108 bottles owned
  • 31 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 94
    (Out of 31 collectors)