Château Marquis de Terme 2014
• Domaine: Château Marquis de Terme
• A.O.C.: Margaux
• Classification: Fourth Growth, 4ème Grand Cru Classé in 1855
"The 2014 Marquis-de-Terme offers strawberry preserve and raspberry coulis on the nose, quite pure and generous, though I would like to see more mineralité and terroir expression. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin. The oak needs to fully knit on the entry, though there is sufficient fruit to absorb that with time, and the finish feels caressing in the mouth. If this can foster more terroir expression, more personality, then it will merit a higher score. It's like a film director yelling at the actress... give me more!" - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (3/31/2017, Interim Issue), Ratings: 90, Drink: 2019-2035
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