1986 CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1986

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
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95-100 / 100

Excellent

1986 CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1986

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 9 bottles
599,00 € tax incl. 499,17 € tax excl.
Stock : 1 bottle
587,00 € tax incl. 489,17 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
560,00 € tax incl. 466,67 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
97 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(12-2016) The 1986 Chateau Margaux is one of the dark horses of the vintage. It has an exquisite bouquet that is now fully mature, with a mixture of red and black fruit, violets, pastilles and hints of cold stone. It blossoms in the glass, gaining intensity all the time. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, a more robust Margaux as you would expect given the vintage, clearly with firm backbone, more straight-laced than the 1985 or 1989. Yet there is wonderful delineation and focus here. If you seek strictness and classicism in a wine, then this is the place to come, plus there is superb mineralité and tension on the ferrous finish. Perhaps a little overlooked in recent years, the 1986 Margaux comes highly recommended for those who love the property. This is a wine finally coming of age. 

93 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(06-1901)
98 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu

(09-2007)

Features
Vintage 1986
Rating 95-100
Classification Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
New yes
Château Margaux
Country France
Château informations
Margaux
Margaux

A privilege to bear the name of its appellation Margaux, for Chateau Margaux there is no doubt ample justification.


For several centuries this Premier Cru Classé has expressed the highest degree of quality of exceptional terroir patiently assembled by several generations of owners. Maintained and harvested exclusively by hand with extreme care, the 78 hectares of vines (75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot) derive their wealth deep in the soil which is clayey gravelly and particularly dense and thick. The fermentation in oak vats, after which the wine is strictly selected, follows 18 to 24 months in new oak barrels. A masterpiece among Bordeaux, the best according to some, Château Margaux reveals the delicate taste and opulence, depth and complexity, and exudes a rare elegance of rose, violet, black fruit, suspended by tight tannins that require patient aging before the wine fully expresses itself. The château also produces a second wine, Pavillon Rouge de Château Margaux, and a dry white wine, Pavillon Blanc de Château Margaux.


Best vintages of Château Margaux : 19001928195319821983198619891990


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