(2001 Vintage) Tasting Notes :Performing well from bottle, Chateau Margauxs 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.
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 Spectator(2005 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2008
Robert Parker(2005 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/20/2008
Robert Parker(2005 Vintage) This is a presale offer! Full payment is required on all presales. To order by the bottle, call our order department at 888-980-WINE. To order by the case, simply order online! Wine is due in Spring/Summer of 2008."This is another superb vintage from this grand dame estate. Administrator Paul Pontallier has overseen the production of so many great Margaux, it is senseless to say 2005 is better than all its predecessors, but it is an extraordinary effort. A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15%...