1979 CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1979

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
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SoDivin rating

90-94 / 100

Very good

1979 CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1979

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 3 bottles
475,00 € tax incl. 395,83 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
410,00 € tax incl. 341,67 € tax excl.

Level Mid-shoulder

Stock : 1 bottle
399,00 € tax incl. 332,50 € tax excl.
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Avis d'expert
93 / 100
Jeannie Cho Lee
Jeannie Cho Lee

(11-2010)

93 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(09-2007)
93 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(Ed 1998)
This wine is just now reaching full maturity, much later than I initially expected. It is a classy, elegant example of Margauxpossessing a dark rubypurple color, and a moderately intense nose of sweet black currant fruit intermixed with minerals, vanillin, and floral scents. The wine is medium-bodied, with beautifully sweet fruit. This linear, more compressed style of Margaux possesses a good inner-core of sweet fruit, and a charming, harmonious personality. Although not a blockbuster, it is aging effortlessly, and appears to take on more character with each passing year.
Features
Vintage 1979
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 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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