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1990 Dominus Dominus Estate California  United States Still wine

1990 Dominus

Dominus Estate

94Average Score
flagCalifornia / United States
Red
drink-now1997-2022

In a blind tasting, both the 1990 and 1991 wines were identified as being French by all eight tasters. I pulled these wines from my cellar to insert as ringers, so I was particularly miffed at not getting their origin correct. In retrospect, I suppose I was somewhat surprised by just how great the 1990 performed in comparison with the profound 1991. I mistakenly thought the 1990 was a Medoc, with its cedary, spicy, tobacco, blackcurrant-scented nose, sweet, full-bodied flavors, high tannin, and low acidity. It is a superb Dominus that may be just beginning to close down. Rich and powerful, it is capable of lasting for 20+ years. Feb 1997, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 1997-2017

Robert Parker    Score: 95/100    Drink 1997-2017

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