The commune of Margaux takes its name from its finest vineyard, Chateau Margaux. Close to the Gironde as are many of the finest vineyards in the Medoc, Paul Pontallier and his team are masters of finesse.
Chateau Margaux 1998 is drinking really nicely at the moment! Medium bodied and rich, complex aromas are abundant in a glass. In the magnum format, it is possible to enjoy this vintage over the next couple of decades!
Pavillon Rouge is the second wine of Chateau Margaux; while it doesn't enjoy the intensity and depth of the Grand Vin, it is a fine expression of the house style which can be enjoyed sooner.
1986 was a good growing year across the board in the Chateau Margaux vineyards, and efforts to reduce...