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1989 Beaucastel Châteauneuf-Du-Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin (1.5 Liter - Magnum Bottle)

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Vintage 1989
Varietal Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bottle Size 1500
Classification A.O.C.
Style Red
Region Rhône Valley
Subregion Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bottle Condition Perfect

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Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
The less evolved 1989 boasts an even inkier purple color than the 1990. The most massive, biggest, concentrated, and structured of any of the Jacques Perrins, but it is still 5-10 years away from full maturity. It has great intensity and is extraordinary to taste, but it is not a lot of fun to drink ... if you know what I mean. In any event, this is a potentially perfect wine. The only question is, when will it hit its plateau of maturity? My guess is around 2010.

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