1990 Chasse-Spleen, Moulis

SKU #951384 90 points Wine Spectator

 Superclean and racy. Medium-dark garnet color, with pretty plum, floral and currant aromas. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long, very fine finish.--1990 Bordeaux retrospective. Best after 2002. (JS)  (8/2000)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 1990 has evolved well and is displaying far greater intensity, medium to full body, herb and black cherry-scented flavors, soft tannins, and good ripeness and richness. It is not as super-concentrated as the brilliant 1989, but it is an immensely attractive, round, soft, well-made wine. (RP)  (2/1993)

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Staff Image By: David Driscoll | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 7/14/2010 | Send Email
These old Chasse Spleen wines help me to better understand this whole wine aging thing. Why am I supposed to wait 20 years to drink this wine? Oh, this is why: soft, integrated tannins that ease effortlessly over the palate with a combination of flavors that just don't make it into the youthful versions. This is stunning wine that will impress you and whoever you decide to drink it with. Worth the money if you're going to really shell out for something nice.

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