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1990 Chateau Sociando Mallet Haut Medoc

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WA 92
WS 96

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Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 1990
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Producer Chateau Sociando Mallet
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Haut-Médoc
Color Red
Country France
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Price $99.00

Wine Advocate (WA) Review

WA 92
Once again this estate revealed its excellent quality/price ratio. As one taster so appropriately stated after learning the identity of both the 1989 and 1990 Sociando-Mallets, "I'd rather have the '89 or '90 Sociando-Mallet than the '89 Margaux or '90 Mouton in my cellar." Both wines showed surprisingly well, performing at second or third-growth levels. The 1990 appears to be the finest Sociando-Mallet since the sensational 1982. The wine possesses an opaque purple color, and a tight but promising nose of thick, cassis, blackcurrant fruit, subtle roasted herbs, smoke, licorice, and minerals. Powerful, super-concentrated, and backward, with layers of flavor and high tannin, this striking wine should evolve for 2-3 decades.-Robert Parker

Wine Spectactor (WS) Review

WS 96
Amazing wine for the vintage. Black-ruby color. Stupendous aromas of crushed berries, currants, cherries and minerals. Full-bodied, with superconcentration of fruit and wonderfully polished tannins. Goes on and on.--1990 Bordeaux retrospective. Best after 2005. 18,500 cases made. –JS
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