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Château Margaux





Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Margaux, 1er Cru Classé, Margaux, 2012

6x75cl £1,970.00

1 case Equiv. £328.33 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Paul Pontallier told us that in 2012 it was not a matter of being a Merlot of Cabernet vinatge; it was a 'terror vintage'. We had heard reports that Margaux had not performed in 2012, but this was clearly misinformation as we found three sensational wines, full of Margaux grace and charm. The grand vin will account for on 34% of the production in 2012. Cabernet Sauvignon accounts for 87% of the blend with 10% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 1% petit Verdot. This is classical with a capital C. Wonderful perfume of violets, gravelly minerality, fine herbs, mulberry jam, raspberry liqueur and cassis. On the palate there are waves of dense velvety fruit, dark loganberries and bright red fruit. It is fleet of foot, sappy, effortless, lithe, serious, refined, elegant and complex. A complete Margaux.

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