Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux 2015

Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux 2015

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• Domaine: Château Margaux
• Appellation: Margaux
• Classification: Second Wine, First Growth, 1ère Grand Cru Classé in 1855
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux
• Importer: Laguna Cellar

Pavillon Rouge is the second wine of Château Margaux.  Approachable even when still young, yet with cellaring potential.  A perfect companion wine to drink while letting the grand vin Château Margaux to cellar for decades to come.

Tasting Notes

"The 2015 Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux, which represents just 23% of the total production this year, has a higher percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon than other years, 74%, with 21% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. It has a very refined bouquet, focused and extraordinarily pure with blackcurrant, blueberry and minerals. The 50% new oak is beautifully integrated here. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, a little more masculine than I was expecting, a Pavillon with firm structure imparted by that higher proportion of Cabernet. But the freshness is ample and there is a long, satisfying graphite note that seems to last forever on the finish. What a great deuxième vin, a stunning Pavillon Rouge." - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (4/27/2016, Issue 224), Rating: 92-94

 

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