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Château Balestard la Tonnelle Grand Cru Classé  1989 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Balestard la Tonnelle Grand Cru Classé 1989

  • €35
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    Livraison (standard) estimée entre le 25/02/20 et le 28/02/20

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Lot Description: Château Balestard la Tonnelle Grand Cru Classé 1989

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label, 1 slightly pushed cork
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 12.50 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
  • Classification: Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: GFA Capdemourlin
  • Vintage: 1989
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet franc, 5% Cab.Sauvignon
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 11
  • Volume: 60000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • This wine's character suggests an excellent capacity to improve with age. It also develops a delightful aromatic richness and a very seductive bouquet.

    Thanks to a very rich clay-limestone soil, Château Balestard La Tonnelle produces highly structured wines, that are without doubt among the most powerful in the appellation. Very concerned with the wine's quality, the owners employ rigorous vinification methods. They produce a wine with a strong personality which develops a remarkable velvety texture.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
86/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
85/100Wine Spectator
88/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak To drink

Tasting notes - Extract
Outre son nez confituré de framboise et de mûre, le 1989 présente un caractère gras dépourvu d'acidité, mais il est très alcoolique et exprime une bouche charnue, ample et trapue. (...) Source: Robert Parker (4/91)