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Barton & Guestier Chateau Magnol Cru Bourgeois Haut-Medoc

Wine Description

Traditional winemaking techniques optimize the wine's aromatic intensity and Chateau Magnol is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months to enhance its finesse with elegant oaky aromas. The subtle bouquet features red-berry fruits (blackcurrant and redcurrant). On the palate, it has supple tannins and a long, spicy finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1996 Vintage) A brilliant dense ruby color. An intense nose of red fruit and spices with oaky overtones and hints of bell peppers and a touch of wild game. A good balance of acidity and tannins on the palate with r...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1983 Vintage) Rating: 77/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/87.
  • Decanter
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Vegetal aromas. Stewed red fruit flavours; tannins need time.
  • Decanter
    (From 1994 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Firm fruit on the nose with good grip. Finely extracted, classic Medoc palate high in Cabernet - elegant.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/02.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 80/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/03.