1990 Louis Jadot Corton-Pougets Grand Cru

SKU #960300 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Jadot produced three Cortons in 1990. The Corton-Pougets is a backward yet spectacular wine. This is a specialty of the house and is often among the finest red wines from the Corton appellation. The 1990 is a huge, massive, monster of a wine, with extraordinary richness, a viscous texture, and astonishing chewiness in its glycerin-dominated, high alcohol, tannic finish. (RP)  (12/1992)

92 points Allen Meadows - Burghound

 A ripe and now mostly secondary nose of earth, spice, leather and hints of animale lead to rich yet elegant flavors underpinned by still noticeable but not hard tannins and a mineral-infused finish that offers admirable length and depth. This is aging beautifully and while ripe, the balance is such that the wine should continue to hold at this level for years though I don't forsee much if any additional improvement from here. In short, a very successful '90.  (3/2006)

90 points Wine Spectator

 A fruit bomb, with a refined structure of cherry and earth flavors and a spicy, smoky, firm, long finish.  (12/1992)

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