1988 Margaux, Chateau Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 1.5L
  • WS 95
  • JS 93

Reviews for 1988 Margaux, Chateau Bordeaux Blend

WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2014
This has both sinew and flesh, with taut dried red currant, blackberry and plum skin notes that are forced to expand outward as the core of black tea, charcoal, plum paste and dark humus fills in quickly behind them. The... This has both sinew and flesh, with taut dried red currant, blackberry and plum skin notes that are forced to expand outward as the core of black tea, charcoal, plum paste and dark humus fills in quickly behind them. The charcoal-tinged grip carries the finish, with more bass than treble at first, but there's perfume here as well. Seriously long and the most overlooked of the truly great vintages here.—Non-blind Château Margaux vertical (December 2013). Drink now through 2025. 25,000 cases made. –JM
JS 93
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, January 2011
Mineral and blueberry skin and flowers on the nose. It's full-bodied with minerals and silky tannins. Dusty and very pretty. Refined finish. I remember this being harder but it's finally coming around.