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
duty paid price: £1,514.45
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"Pale to medium garnet-brick in color, the 1998 Pavie Macquin simply sings with incredibly pure, spritely notes of blueberry preserves, blackberry pie and black cherry compote, revealing loads of eucalyptus, mocha, dried lavender and Chinese five spice accents. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is has wonderfully seductive blue and black fruit layers, framed by velvety tannins and the perfect amount of freshness to create tantalizing tension, finishing with incredible length and depth. Effortlessly delicious and yet possessing plenty of subtext for intellectual stimulation, I just love where this compelling '98 is at right now!" Lisa Perrotti-Brown in 2018
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