(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(1996 Vintage)
Wine Spectator(1996 Vintage)
Wine Spectator(1993 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/96.
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