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2009 Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux [2nd wine of Ch. Margaux]

Margaux
(OWC)

ex-château; recent library release help
 
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PRICE:
$1,065.00 per Double Magnum (3L)

SIZE:
3L d-mag

AVAILABLE:
1 Double Magnum (3L)

 

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TASTING NOTES

"Very ripe for a second wine this is now delicious thanks to the rich blackberry and cassis fruit, full supple tannins and long finish that's simultaneously dry and creamy. Where is that porterhouse steak? Drink or hold." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 03/06/2019)

Rating: 95


"Medium to deep garnet colored, the 2009 Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux features an expressive, beautifully floral nose of dried roses and candied violets over a core of kirsch, Black Forest cake and fragrant earth with touches of black tea and cigar box. Medium-bodied, the palate is soft, plush, elegant and open-knit with an effortlessness to its character and a perfumed finish." Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Interim Issue
(WA, 03/14/2019)

Rating: 93
Drink from: 2019-2033


"The 2009 Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux has a very pure bouquet with blackberry, raspberry coulis, cedar and light violet aromas, quite intense and graining power in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with slightly powdery tannin. The acidity is very well judged, a completely harmonious Pavillon Rouge with just the right amount of spice to enhance the finish. Excellent. Tasted at BI Wines & Spirits' Ten Year On tasting." Neal Martin, Vinous.com
(NM, 03/14/2019)

Rating: 93
Drink from: 2019-2039


"Very sleek, with a lovely winey edge to the plum, cassis and blackberry fruit, laced with roasted apple wood, lilac and singed iron notes. Tangy and lengthy, with ample depth, but also nearly approachable now. Best from 2013 through 2023." Wine Spectator
(WS, 03/31/2012)

Rating: 91
Drink from: 2013-2023


"Light and smudgy. Lacks that much structure. Edgy and at quite a different stage in its life from many of these. Tastes as though it may have been a bit of a repository for unstructured Merlot?" JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 03/05/2019)

Rating: 16
Drink from: 2014-2022


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