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.
International Wine CellarRating: 89-92 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-01
Wine AdvocateRating: (89-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2003
Robert ParkerRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2003