1998 Margaux, Chateau Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • IWC 92
  • WS 92
  • WA 91

Reviews for 1998 Margaux, Chateau Bordeaux Blend

IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2001
Medium ruby. Cool floral aromas of red berries violet cocoa powder graphite and spicy oak along with a whiff of smoked meat. Juicy sharply delineated and austere; a classic adamantly dry claret with superb intensity and... Medium ruby. Cool floral aromas of red berries violet cocoa powder graphite and spicy oak along with a whiff of smoked meat. Juicy sharply delineated and austere; a classic adamantly dry claret with superb intensity and grip. This is beginning to close up unlike the '99. But really expands on the very long perfumed finish. Tannins are dusty but even. 92(+?) points
WS 92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2009
Complex aromas of crushed blackberries and toasted oak, with hints of tar. Full-bodied, with big, chewy tannins and hints of vanilla bean and coffee underneath. A bit chewy still, and needs a couple more years to resolve... Complex aromas of crushed blackberries and toasted oak, with hints of tar. Full-bodied, with big, chewy tannins and hints of vanilla bean and coffee underneath. A bit chewy still, and needs a couple more years to resolve the angular tannins.—'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Best after 2010. – JS
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2001
The 1998 Margaux's color is a dense ruby/purple. The wine is tannic and austere but elegant with notes of asphalt blackberries acacia flowers and sweet toasty oak...