This is a wonderful, subtle, sophisticated wine that has hidden power as well as great fruit. The Cabernet gives a pure black currant character to this intense wine, with its firm tannins hidden inside a fruity exterior. The balance is just right.
Wine Spectator(1959 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/90
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%...
Wine Spectator(1989 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/15/1992.