Time-honored techniques still prevail here. Grapes are manually harvested and sorted. The wine is fermented in oak vats and aged in Tronçais oak barrels as for the first wine. In general, though, Pavillon Rouge is bottled three to four months earlier than Château Margaux.
Wine SpectatorRating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/01.
International Wine CellarRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar.