Chateau Margaux

Chateau Margaux, 1983

RRP £513

Fine earthy, meadowy nose, at first. But there’s something the wrong side of earth here: it gives you pause, though it’s a sensation not an aroma or taste. Instead of living earth we have a hint of dry earth. The palate is bright and lifted with dark fruit, good acidity and fine soft tannins. The only thing lacking is pop: that mix of electricity and charm the French call energie. The dryness at the end is the result of this, but it will sort itself out. The wine gives the impression of holding back – the release, when it happens, will be worth noting.

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Bordeaux blend

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2033

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

Médoc & Haut Médoc

Area

Margaux AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

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