Château Margaux

Premier Grand Cru Classé Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend

9.530 ratings
9.68 pro ratings
Margaux, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
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9.7

The 2010 Château Margaux performed far better at this horizontal than at Farr's blind tasting a few days later. It has a beguiling bouquet, highly perfumed with crushed violets infusing the blackberry and crushed strawberry scented, hints of pencil box and cedar emerging with time. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins and a fine bead of acidity. There is a wonderful sense of symmetry here with a silky elegant finish that is amazingly persistent. It is one of the best wines that Paul Pontallier ever made. Tasted from an ex-château bottle at the BI Wines & Spirits 10-Year On tasting. (Neal Martin, Vinous, April 2020)

The 2010 Château Margaux performed far better at this horizontal than at Farr's blind tasting a few days later. It has a beguiling bouquet, highly perfumed with crushed violets infusing the blackberry and crushed strawberry scented, hints of pencil box and cedar emerging with time. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins and a fine bead of acidity. There is a wonderful sense of symmetry here with a silky elegant finish that is amazingly persistent. It is one of the best wines that Paul Pontallier ever made. Tasted from an ex-château bottle at the BI Wines & Spirits 10-Year On tasting. (Neal Martin, Vinous, April 2020)

Apr 22nd, 2020
Yianni Stone

Ever-changing and evolving in the glass. Really delicious.

Ever-changing and evolving in the glass. Really delicious.

Feb 13th, 2019
Esteban Arce

Great wine now and can imagine it's great progression for th next 30 years

Great wine now and can imagine it's great progression for th next 30 years

Jan 6th, 2015
Ray Vanderhoff

Simply WOW!! I have now experienced the pleasure of tasting my initial First Growth Bordeaux. Simply unbelievable! 90% Cabernet Sauvignon. Highly aromatic! A lovely nose of violets, pencil shavings, cigar box, and red and black berry fruit. The pallet is red fruit forward with accents of cooked blackberry, and Belgian chocolate. It also features beautifully soft tannins and perfectly integrated acidity. This is an experience that I will never forget. Thank You so much, Petey! Merry Christmas, 2021!

Simply WOW!! I have now experienced the pleasure of tasting my initial First Growth Bordeaux. Simply unbelievable! 90% Cabernet Sauvignon. Highly aromatic! A lovely nose of violets, pencil shavings, cigar box, and red and black berry fruit. The pallet is red fruit forward with accents of cooked blackberry, and Belgian chocolate. It also features beautifully soft tannins and perfectly integrated acidity. This is an experience that I will never forget. Thank You so much, Petey! Merry Christmas, 2021!

Dec 25th, 2021
Lawrence Solum

Superb! Intense black currant, many changes as it opens. A truly great wine!

Superb! Intense black currant, many changes as it opens. A truly great wine!

Feb 14th, 2020
Lance Aker

Deep claret red, nose is red licorice, jolly rancher, cedar box, peppery notes open up after some time. Very long finish. Still really young but very good now.

Deep claret red, nose is red licorice, jolly rancher, cedar box, peppery notes open up after some time. Very long finish. Still really young but very good now.

Dec 25th, 2017
Jennifer Cossey Hendrickson

A baby but still very good and drinkable after several hours open.

A baby but still very good and drinkable after several hours open.

Jul 17th, 2016
Mike Elmgreen

Unbelievable value third label Chateaux Margaux. Top year. Memorable Christmas!

Unbelievable value third label Chateaux Margaux. Top year. Memorable Christmas!

Dec 25th, 2015
Jeff Foster

Nice treat....superb

Nice treat....superb

Oct 11th, 2015
Martin Diehr

Yes - too young but very, very nice

Yes - too young but very, very nice

Apr 28th, 2014