Wine and Port

1998 Wine and Port

1998 Wine Vintage Report

1998 Bordeaux :

1998 wine: This year favoured the merlot grape leading to a glorious vintage in Pomerol and St Emillion. This is undoubtedly the greatest vintage for Merlot-dominated wines since 1990 and the quality of the St-Emilions and Pomerols is outstanding being powerful and tannic. The M├ędoc wines were initially under-rated, but properties with the finest terroirs have produced some excellent high-quality wines that are now showing tremendous promise.

1998 Vintage Port :

1998 port: Not generally declared as a vintage. A small crop produced some good and powerful Quinta Vintage Ports.

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1998 Barolo

Barolo Riserva Vigna Cappella di S. Stefano impresses for its textural elegance and inner perfume. Early signs of tertiary development are evident in the bouquet, although the fruit remains notably fresh and vibrant.
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1998 Chateau de Fieuzal

*** WIne Journal 88-89 Points (Excellent) ***

"Another fine Pessac wine. Cherries and violets on the nose. Good balance and fine acidity. Dried leaves with a dash of white pepper.
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1998 Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou

** 91 Points - Robert Parker **

Reviews"A supremely elegant, dense purple-colored effort, the 1998 reveals aromas of cassis, black raspberries, minerals, and currants.
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1998 Chateau Langoa Barton

90-92 Points Wine Journal

"A great Langoa - nose slowly opening up. Dark black fruits with masses of pencil-lead aromas. Good depth with structured inky black fruits.
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1998 Chateau Mouton Rothschild

*** 92 Points Neil Martin ***

The 1998 Mouton has a very deep garnet hue. The nose has good intensity and fine definition with blackberry, cassis, graphite and a touch of sous-bois.
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1998 Chateau Rauzan Gassies

Elegant and delicate, with ripe liquorice-infused black cherry and currant fruit, this is medium-bodied, sweet, straightforward, foursquare wine. Drin
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1998 Chateau Tour St Bonnet

reliable cru bourgeois estate consistently produces some of the most reliable winesin its class. The 1998 is a dark purple-colored wine with powerful, ripe, earthy, blackcurrant aromas.
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1998 Marquise de Lassime

Deep ruby red, with just browner tinges on the edges. Mushroom nose, followed by blackcurrant on the palate, with hints of vanilla and oak on the finish.
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1998 1998 Chateau Leoville Barton

*** 91 Points Robert Parker ***

Reviews: "This opaque purple-colored, muscular, full-bodied, classically made St.-Julien displays impressive concen
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