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Bordeaux 2010 - Margaux
18 Apr 2011 by Jancis Robinson
See also Bordeaux 2010 - guide to our coverage .  I was thoroughly charmed by the Margaux in general - not something that has happened often in my 12 years tasting en primeur in Bordeaux. There was a lovely combination of ripeness and freshness in most of the wines, and a higher proportion of them than ever seemed to express the particular aromatic silkiness of wines from the Margaux commune. Ch Margaux itself is, as usual, sui generis , and seems to be getting more and more Cabernet-dependent as they wallow in the particular qualities of their old Cabernet vines which rarely reach high alcohols. Ch Margaux 2010...

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