Original
199 Ratings
Château Margaux Margaux

Wine Details

Style

Red

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) We came very close to making a great vintage. It was a question of a few showers at the beginning of the harvest... From the beginning, the wines, whether Merlot or Cabernet, had astonishing concentration, recalling the 1995 and 1996 vintages. At first, they tended to be a little firm and austere, but with barrel ageing they gained a lot of roundness and harmony. Today, Château Margaux 1998 displays aromas of great freshness, in which fruit, particularly red berry fruit, is to the fore, and in wh...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2004
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 95-100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 3/07
  • Wine Advocate
    (1996 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage)