Margaux 2009

Cult Wines Price: £6,930.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Margaux, Margaux, 2009

Tasting Notes Margaux 2009

100

The nose is out of this world, with lilacs, currants, blackberries, and blueberries. Full-bodied, with super silky tannins and savory fruit and amazing flavors of fine leather, blueberries, and sandalwood. The quality of the tannins are amazing, with creamy texture and bright acidity on the end. Such classic and classicism. Delicacy. Lasts for minutes on the palate. This is 13.2% alcohol. Best Margaux in bottle yet…will 2010 be as great? Try it in 2020.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, February 14th 2012
99

A brilliant offering from the Mentzelopoulos family, once again their gifted manager, Paul Pontallier, has produced an uncommonly concentrated, powerful 2009 Chateau Margaux made from 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest primarily Merlot with small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. As with most Medocs, the alcohol here is actually lower (a modest 13.3%) than most of its siblings-. Abundant blueberry, cassis and acacia flower as well as hints of charcoal and forest floor aromas that are almost Burgundian in their complexity are followed by a wine displaying sweet, well-integrated tannins as well as a certain ethereal lightness despite the wine's overall size. Rich, round, generous and unusually approachable for such a young Margaux, this 2009 should drink well for 30-35+ years.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #199 February 2012
98

Served blind at the Southwold 2009 tasting. The Margaux '09 has stunning precision and focus on the nose: classic Pauillac with blackberry, crushed stone, a sense of Alpine freshness. Vivacious and penetrating, this is a bouquet that stops you in your tracks. The palate is medium-bodied with sweet ripe blackberry and briary fruit, struck through with citrus lemon and orange zest. The finish is confident and exuberant, lingering for at least a minute in the mouth. Tasted January 2013.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Jul 2013

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