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How are bordeaux 1989s looking now?
28 Jun 2010 by Julia Harding MW
In 1989 first growths, more or less , Jancis tasted a clutch of top 1989s as they were in 2002. When I read that those wines were all in big bottles (magnum and more) that usually allow the wine to age more slowly, I was slightly concerned that some of the 1989s in standard 75cl bottles might be looking tired. But they weren't, though some clearly have a longer future than others, as you can see from my estimated drink dates - depending very much on how mature you like your mature wines. Below are my notes on 10 wines tasted chez West London wine merchant Roberson  recently, the majority not first growths but a good selection...

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