2000 Magdelaine, Chateau Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 92
  • JG 92

Reviews for 2000 Magdelaine, Chateau Bordeaux Blend

WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2003
Like most Magdelaines this wine builds in increments rather than blasts from the glass. A worthy rival to the great 1998 the 2000 Magdelaine has a deep ruby/purple color and a sweet nose of mulberries black currants and... Like most Magdelaines this wine builds in increments rather than blasts from the glass. A worthy rival to the great 1998 the 2000 Magdelaine has a deep ruby/purple color and a sweet nose of mulberries black currants and jammy cherry notes intermixed with mineral licorice and a hint of subtle toast. This wine is sweet expansive and dense with the gorgeous fruit hiding some relatively elevated tannin. The finish is long and this classic needs a good to 4-5 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2020.
JG 92
John Gilman - View From The Cellar, April 2015
92+ This most recent bottle of 2000 Magdelaine was showing very well indeed and is clearly aging in a traditional manner and going to be one of the top St. Émilions in this vintage. The wine is starting to blossom... 92+ This most recent bottle of 2000 Magdelaine was showing very well indeed and is clearly aging in a traditional manner and going to be one of the top St. Émilions in this vintage. The wine is starting to blossom nicely on the nose today, as it delivers a mix of red and black cherries, cigar smoke, nutskin, a great base of soil, a deft framing of new wood and the first sings of the autumnal elements to come. On the palate the wine is pure, full-bodied and complex, with lovely mid-palate depth, ripe tannins and superb length and grip and a long, focused and very classy finish. At age fifteen this is still a very young wine and it may well prove that my rating for the wine will prove too conservative as the years unfold and the wine more fully blossoms, but for the moment, the 2000 does not quite possess the same elegance and potential breed of other top recent vintages such as 2008.