2007 may be like 2004 - Ch Margaux
13 Mar 2008 by JR
Tomorrow – a very different set of tasting notes, on the best wines of…China. Owner Corinne Mentzelopoulous and her right hand man Paul Pontallier (now celebrating a quarter century at this remarkably consistent first growth) were at Christie’s in London for a Masterclass last Tuesday night. My overall impression was of not just Margaux’s haunting perfume , but also a remarkable freshness and purity in all the wines, even in the super-lush 1989 as well as the famous pair 1982 and 1983 .    It’s a delightful rich man’s parlour game to compare 1982 and 1983 with Margaux...

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