2003 Château Magdelaine Saint-Emilion
"The 2003 came across like a Pinot Noir with its soft tannin and elegant nose of flowers, sweet cherries, subtle licorice, and spice box. Sexy, heady, and round with low acidity and silky tannin, it can be enjoyed over the next 8-10 years. It is an atypically forward and approachable Magdelaine." Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate 90 Points "Very attractive blackberry, cherry and light meat aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, with soft tannins and a caressing finish. Subtle yet rich. Lots going on h...
International Wine CellarMedium-deep red. Very ripe aromas of red plum, smoked meat, leather and grilled nuts. Lush and concentrated but not heavy; superripe notes of redcurrant syrup, tobacco, smoke, meat and truffle. Offers a fine-grained texture and possesses enough acidity to maintain its shape. This is already approachable but should give pleasure for at least another decade.
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/06
Wine AdvocateRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate