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Chateau Margaux Premier Cru Classe, Margaux

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85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc. Following a cold winter, a hot sunny spring led to quick flowering in early June with hot and dry weather during July/August. This led to the development of small, concentrated grapes and a much lower yield than in the cool, damp 2004.

Margaux was undoubtedly one of the stars of the tasting, displaying massive, monumental structure suggesting this will be a wine to cellar for several decades to come. Lovely purity and concentration on the palate with black fruit surrounding a core of graphite. Although there were delicate floral notes this seemed more Pauillac than Margaux with a cool character on the palate, fine acidity and polished tannins. A very long future ahead. I scored this very highly in 2009 (18.5/20) and felt it was a standout here. (AWH) Andy Howard MW (June 2021)

 

Purchased through and stored at The Wine Society.

Critic Ratings

 

19/20 JR JancisRobinson.com 98/100 Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

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Chateau Margaux Premier Cru Classe, Margaux, 2005

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Quantity: 6, 75cl

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Chateau Margaux Premier Cru Classe, Margaux

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6 bottles, 75cl each

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Red

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Still

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France, Bordeaux, Margaux

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1er Cru Classe

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