Château Verdignan 1998, Ac Haut Médoc

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$21.95 (171207)

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87 pts
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September 04, 2010

Critic Reviews (1)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a delicious mature Bordeaux drinking at its peak. Still vibrant and holding onto to currant/berry fruit yet...

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Community Reviews (5)

Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

Wow, a 1998 vintage from Bordeaux and of this calibre for mere $22 - unheard of. This intensely aromatic, medium bodied wine has INTEGRATED to aged notes of red currant, black cherry, leather, violets/pine and vanilla. Tannins are refined and the finish is medium to long (can drink in 30 min, but the longer you decant it, the longer the finish will be). Surprisingly, this wine can be kept for another 5 years before aged notes begin to dominate (I am still in disbelief that this is a 1998 vintage). One thing of note is that the wine's bouquet and finish are a bit disconnected - a wine with such intense aromas should have bolder finish (you will understand what I mean). My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL, 91 pts - of course a recommended buy. Tasted Sept/10.

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Alex Zanella
Alex Zanella

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September 2010

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Cellared this for several years, well worth the wait. It might still sit for a few more years, but it's drinking very well at the moment. Great value.

Tasted August 2013.

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Jason LeBlanc
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Mark Lesniak
Mark Lesniak

Off the peak now

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