1988 Haut Marbuzet

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Average critic rating : 89.0 points



Less dramatic than either the 1989 or 1990, the 1988 is still a flashy, seductive, full-bodied, well-endowed, generously oaked wine. Its tannins are slightly more aggressive than fans of this property's wines usually expect. Nevertheless, the wine exhibits plenty of extract and size, along with some of the vintage's herbaceous character. Anticipated maturity: Now-2003. Last tasted, 6/93.| Wine Advocate.August, 1993



This big, ripe, soft and flashy red has decadent aromas of ripe fruit, tobacco, cedar and smoke. Medium- to full-bodied, with soft tannins and a long, fruity finish. Will improve but delicious now.--1988 Bordeaux horizontal. Best from 2000 through 2005. James Suckling, Wine Spectator 1998

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Chart showing (to 17/03/2017) market price for 12x75cl standard case:

Haut Marbuzet 1988
+£162.20     (+44.68%) Latest price:  £525.20
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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.


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Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
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FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

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