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1990 Ausone St Emilion Red Blend
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Vintage: 1990
Bottle Size: 1500 ml
Rating:  92
Quantity: Currently out of stock.
Price: $1,861.50
Currently out of stock.

1990 Ausone St Emilion Red Blend
The 1990 is not a charming, precocious wine. It is closed, but the color is a dense, dark ruby with no amber or orange at the edge. The fruit is sweeter, and the wine is more muscular, richer, and broader in the mouth, without losing Ausone's tell-tale minerality, spice, and curranty fruit. There is a good inner-core of sweet fruit in this medium to full-bodied wine that needs another 15-20 years of cellaring. Can the 1990 possibly rival the 1983 or 1982? Perhaps ... but don't bet on it. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2030. RP