A 1er Cru classified in 1855 from the Margaux appellation, Château Margaux is a red wine from a vineyard planted on a hilltop of gravel. This wine features a beautiful blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Of exceptional quality, the Château Margaux 1985 offers aromas of fruit, along with finesse and plenty of elegance. It reveals sophisticated and complex notes. Chateau Margaux 1985 is delicate on the palate, offering tannins full of charm, which are round and silky. Its concentration is remarkable, and the wine displays a great length and a beautiful aromatic persistence. Its exceptional ageing potential allows it to be kept for many years to come.
The organoleptic qualities described here are only valid for the year in which this wine was tasted. Naturally, the wine is subject to evolution in the bottle throughout its life, and certain characteristics described in this commentary will no longer apply.