- Alcohol %: 12.5%
- Decant Time: 2 hours
- Taste: Cedar, Tobacco, Red fruit, Velvety tannins, Opulent, Balanced acidity, Concentrated core of fruit, Cedary tannins, Harmonious finish
- Food Matching: Roast lamb, Beef Wellington, Mushroom risotto, Aged hard cheeses
- Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot , Petit Verdot , Cabernet Franc ,
This 1996 vintage from the renowned Margaux appellation is a testament to the classic and savory profile of Bordeaux's finest. With an average critic score soaring high, this wine exudes a medium to deep ruby-red hue, inviting you to discover its rich and intense aromas of cedar, tobacco, and ripe red fruits. The palate is graced with smooth, velvety tannins and an opulent, rounded fruit profile, all beautifully balanced by a refreshing acidity. The structure is plentiful, leading to a concentrated core of fruit and a long, harmonious finish marked by cedary tannins. This superb example of Margaux is a dream to taste now, yet promises immense aging potential.