Chateau Bonneau Livran 1990 - Haut-Medoc

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Nice bourgeois raw product in a vineyard located in Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot which is located on gravelly ridges and clay and limestone soils. It produces full-bodied wines, colorful, delicate bouquet, suitable for long aging.

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SKU R821
Color Red
Bottle Size 0.75 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Haut-Médoc
Alcohol 12.00
Main grape Merlot
Grapes 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 80% Merlot
Maturing Barrique
When to drink NA
Vintage 1990
Vintage Description

An exceptional vintage in quality and quantity. Second warmest year of the century after 1947, and sunniest after 1949. Most castles were harvested grapes of exceptional concentration. Because of the volume of the harvest, the wines are slightly acidic but equipped with powerful and velvety tannins. The best wines come from vineyards located on heavy soils (Saint-Estephe, Saint-Emilion) and properties having practiced draconian selection to limit yields. In general, the wines of this vintage are models of charm and distinction. The dry whites are grandiose, including Haut Brion and Laville Haut-Brion, which are emerging as wine legends. For Sauternes, harvested before red, this is an historical vintage. Powerful and complex, they represent absolute masterpieces of concentration and richness.