What are the best years for Chateau Margaux?
What are the best years for Château Margaux?
The best vintages of Chateau Margaux are: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1996, 1995, 1990, 1989, 1986, 1985, 1983, 1982, 1959, 1953, 1929, 1928, 1921 and 1900.
How much is a Château Margaux?
Another vintage that showed eye-popping price appreciation is the 1900 Chateau Margaux bottle. It grew from $13,274 in 2020 to $23,313 in 2021, increasing by 75%. Some legendary vintages to look out for are 2015, 2010, 2009, 2005, 2003, 2000.
Was 2012 a good year in Bordeaux?
The 2012 Bordeaux vintage is a mixed bag, but there are some great wines to be found, particularly in Pomerol, St-Émilion and Pessac-Léognan—and even some surprising values. As a side note, the white wines from Pessac-Léognan that I tasted were uniformly terrific; it looks to be a great year for Bordeaux whites.
What was the 2020 Bordeaux vintage like?
2020 white Bordeaux wine performed quite well this year. The wines are ripe, sweet, crisp, juicy, and fresh. While the crop was small for Sauternes and Barsac producers, (some estates reported yields 50% less than normal) and Botrytis did not develop until quite late in the growing season, the quality is quite good.
Was 2009 a good year for Margaux?
2009 Bordeaux wines still stand proud The good news is that many 2009 red Bordeaux tasted stunning and some were breathtaking. Three wines were rated less than 100 points when James rated them for the first time from bottle: Margaux, Montrose and Cos.
When should I drink Bordeaux 2011?
2011 Bordeaux wine is not a vintage to cellar for decades. Similar to 2001 Bordeaux, many of the wines will start drinking well between 5 and 10 years after the vintage.
Is Margaux expensive?
The traditional French Bordeaux producer has been making grand cru red wine for hundreds of years. Château Margaux is a collector’s wine—it ages well and is meant to be aged. Here is what he had to say—what makes it one of the globe’s most expensive and best wines.