Lots of ripe fruit in this wine. Dark ruby color. Pretty aromas of plums, spices and cherries. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a chocolate, barley and earth aftertaste.–1990 Bordeaux retrospective.Drink now. Score: 89 Price: $89.89 Country: France Region: Bordeaux Issue: Aug 31, 2000 Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition Jan 2003 Robert M. Parker, Jr.Rated 88 Drink: now By far the best fully mature Prieure-Lichine over the last 20 years, the dark garnet-colored 1990 has a very fragrant nose of spice box, Christmas fruitcake, cedar, tobacco, smoke, and jammy red as well as black currants flavors. The wine is medium-bodied, quite ripe, with low acidity, a lush expansiveness, and fine purity in its lusty, heady finish. Anticipated maturity: Now.