Original
76 Ratings
Chateau Rauzan Segla Margaux

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) It has complex notes of sweet red and black fruits, unsmoked cigar tobacco, spice box and a hint of very subtle wood. The complex perfume is followed by a dark ruby/plum-colored wine with beautifully sweet tannins, a silky, medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, and a long finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) "On the same qualitative level as this estate's brilliant 2005, but with slightly less sucrosite, this blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot, exhibits a 1986-like personality ,a very successful vintage at Rauzan Segla. Its deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by sweet aromas of bay leaf, black currants, licorice, truffles, and a touch of toast, dazzling fruit, and plenty of ripe, but not astringent tannin. This is a medium to full-bodied, classic, pure, surprisingl...
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) "On the same qualitative level as this estate's brilliant 2005, but with slightly less sucrosite, this blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot, exhibits a 1986-like personality ,a very successful vintage at Rauzan Segla. Its deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by sweet aromas of bay leaf, black currants, licorice, truffles, and a touch of toast, dazzling fruit, and plenty of ripe, but not astringent tannin. This is a medium to full-bodied, classic, pure, surprisingl...
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/10/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2008
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2008