Margaux 2010: ripe fruit and complexity

Margaux 2010: ripe fruit and complexity

2010 was a splendid vintage in Margaux with its Cabernet Sauvignons reaching perfect ripeness. Margaux’s gravel soils did not fail to deliver her famous elegance and femininity. The vintage is marked by ripe fruits, complex flavors and great aging potential. Two of our favourite 2010’s from Margaux are the classic Chateau Margaux and also Chateau le Tour de Mons.

Chateaux Margaux 2010

Chai-margauxChateaux Margaux 2010 is composed of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, providing it with exceptional aromatic finesse, restrained power and subtle freshness. This vintage is sheer magic – think classic, with a twist. Classic, thanks to its purity, finesse and soft and refreshing finish. Add to these qualities an astonishing aromatic complexity and outstanding power and the result is an exceptional year. Technology and rigorous selection make it a “modern” wine; while its magnitude and charm ensure that it will be a timeless Chateau Margaux vintage. This 2010 is beyond the realms of time and fickle fashions.

Chateau le Tour de Mons 2010

TourMons_1130_Macro_2009NM_C_refChateau le Tour de Mons 2010 is an animated wine. It presents a complex bouquet of marked by distinctly earthy aromas and punctuated by liquorice, smoke and black currants. Its tannins are smooth, offering a full bodied wine that is not overpowering. This elegant and balanced wine can be enjoyed over the next 8 to 10 years.

 

Chateau Palmer 2010

chateau palmerChateau Palmer 2010 is a thrilling wine that is a true success of the appellation of Margaux.  The blend is composed of 54% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Petit Verdot creating an incredibly complex combination of aromas and flavors.  The robe is a deep, rich purple color.   The nose is dominated by blackcurrant, plum and spice with hints of violet.  In the mouth it is full bodied and incredibly powerful.  Its concentrated flavors linger on the palate.  This wine deserves at least 10 year of aging.

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