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199 Ratings
Château Margaux Margaux

Wine Details

Style

Red

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2005 Vintage) Margaux du Château Margaux 2009 was produced from a great vintage, and posseses all those attributes: a deep, dark colour, a rich nose, it is voluptuous, already complex where flowery and spicy hints mingle with those of cocoa. The impression on the mouth reflects the intensity of the aromas; it is full-flavoured, rich and impressive, structured by well-softened tannins. The finish is soft, both warm and fresh. This wine is very powerful and concentrated - even more so than the first and second wines, and is quite remarkably open and easy to drink, which is probably owing to the personality of the vintage as much as to the Château Margaux terroir.

Winemaker's Notes

Tasting Notes :Performing well from bottle, Chateau Margaux’s 2001, which is somewhat reminiscent of both the 1985 and 1999, is an elegant, seamlessly constructed effort with a deep ruby/purple color, and a beautiful nose of flowers, creme de cassis, blackberries, and cedar. A blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot, and 4% Cabernet Franc, this forward, opulent beauty can be drunk now or cellared for 15-20 years. This is one of the most elegant wines of the vintage.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 06/01/2003
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/02/2004.
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/21/2004