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1999 Château Pavie Macquin, St Emilion

1999 Château Pavie Macquin, St Emilion

Ref: PAVM990
Red  |  Still  |  13% ABV

As is so often the case, the name of this property comes from the locale and the surname of its erstwhile owner, A Monsieur Albert Macquin. Macquin's name should be known by every wine lover, since it was he that conceived of a solution to the ravaging of the European vineyard by Phylloxera i.e. he first suggested grafting the vines onto American rootstocks. The renaissance of this property started in 1990 when a now-ubiquitous Stephane Derononcourt joined the team, followed by Nicolas Thienpont a few years later. The first wine of the modern era was the 1998. The vineyard is organic and has a multiplicity of terroirs. 

Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
£660.00
duty paid price: £824.14
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: St Emilion
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2007-2020
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"The dense plum/purple-colored 1999 offers up aromas of truffles, underbrush, espresso, black cherries, and roasted meats. The wine is powerful and muscular with high extract and mouth-searing tannin, it is an atypically backward effort for the vintage. Patient connoisseurs who admire wines with this level of intensity will be handsomely repaid for their discipline. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2020." Robert Parker

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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