Margaux 1998

Cult Wines Price: £325.00 / 1x75cl
Chateau Margaux, Margaux, 1998

Tasting Notes Margaux 1998

94

A deep garnet core with deep brick rim. The nose has moderate intensity, not the exuberance and exhilaration of the Haut-Brion, but expressive, with notes of blackberry, tar, a touch of leather and bilberry. What it does not have is Margaux's signature aroma of violets - this is more reserved and masculine. The palate is medium-bodied, quite peppery upon entry with good acidity and balance, yet missing the femininity and the finesse that marks out say the 1999 or the 2001. The finish is quite dry, perhaps a little dour compared to other Chateau Margaux. Tasted March 2008.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal May 2008
91

The 1998 Margaux's color is a dense ruby/purple. The wine is tannic and austere, but elegant, with notes of asphalt, blackberries, acacia flowers, and sweet, toasty oak. Subtle, rich, nicely-textured, and medium-bodied, it is built for the long haul. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2030.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #134 Apr 2001

Margaux Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Margaux 2017 Chateau Margaux £4,100.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2016 Chateau Margaux £4,750.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2015 Chateau Margaux £11,900.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2015 Chateau Margaux £6,300.00 6x75cl
Margaux 2014 Chateau Margaux £3,600.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2013 Chateau Margaux £3,600.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2012 Chateau Margaux £3,650.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2011 Chateau Margaux £3,650.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2010 Chateau Margaux £6,400.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2009 Chateau Margaux £6,930.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2008 Chateau Margaux £3,800.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2007 Chateau Margaux £3,850.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2006 Chateau Margaux £3,800.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2005 Chateau Margaux £6,100.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2004 Chateau Margaux £3,795.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2003 Chateau Margaux £5,145.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2002 Chateau Margaux £3,830.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2001 Chateau Margaux £4,174.00 12x75cl
Margaux 2000 Chateau Margaux £8,200.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1999 Chateau Margaux £4,200.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1998 Chateau Margaux £4,150.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1998 Chateau Margaux £325.00 1x75cl
Margaux 1997 Chateau Margaux £4,097.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1996 Chateau Margaux £6,900.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1995 Chateau Margaux £4,880.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1990 Chateau Margaux £11,990.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1989 Chateau Margaux £4,388.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1986 Chateau Margaux £5,200.00 12x75cl
Margaux 1982 Chateau Margaux £9,600.00 12x75cl