1947 CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1947

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
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90-94 / 100

Very good

1947 CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1947

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

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Avis d'expert
96 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(09-2007)
92 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(Ed 1998)
I was surprised at just how good the 1947 is because I had never been that impressed with most of the Medocs from that vintage. Among the first-growths in 1947, it is superior to Lafite and Latour, and just behind the great Mouton. Quite perfumed, rich, and full bodied, the 1947 Margaux is capable of another decade of evolution. Moreover, there is none of the volatile acidity or harshness that often creeps into many of the Medocs from that year.
4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
(11-2000)
Features
Vintage 1947
Rating 90-94
Classification Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Margaux
Country France
Château informations
Margaux
Margaux

A privilege to bear the name of its appellation, for Chateau Margaux there is no doubt ample justification. For several centuries this Premier Cru 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 : 1900, 1928, 195319821983198619891990


>> Read our article "Grands Crus Classés from Bordeaux"

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