Chateau Margaux, Pavillon Rouge Margaux 2005 (GCC 2nd wine)

Product Number: 12-80189

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APPELLATION / REGION Margaux
Grape 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Merlot
Color red
Sweetness dry
Body full
Tasting Note RP 91/100 Margaux’s second wine gets better with each vintage. The 2005 Pavillon Rouge du Chateau Margaux (200,000 bottles produced) is an equal part blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with a hefty alcohol content. Fleshy, opulent, and nearly decadent, with terrific fruit, a creamy texture, and supple tannin, it can be enjoyed over the next 12-15+ years. WS 92/100 Very beautiful aromas of crushed flowers--like roses--follow through to plum, berry and Indian spices. Full-bodied, refined and silky, with lovely ripe fruit and a delicate aftertaste of raisin and flowers. Best after 2012. NM 93-95/100 More Merlot than usual (48 percent). Limpid purple garnet hue. Almost opaque. Just that gorgeous Margaux nose: violets, blackcurrant, just brilliant definition (and this is the second wine?) Blueberry coming through, a little more cassis. Firm tannins, again wonderful definition and focus. More dense than previous year, very good weight with a strong, blackberry, cedary finish. Lots of freshness on the finish. Wow, a sensational Second Wine. Other Critic Score:- Decanter : 93 /100 Wine Enthusiast : 92 /100 Stephen Tanzer : 89-92 /100 Jancis Robinson : 17 /20
Rating RP:91   WS:92  JH:- WE:92
Size 75cl

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