Bordeaux 2013 – Margaux


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Ch Margaux is now out, as are all of the Médoc first growths that participate in the primeurs releases, in an apparent attempt to encourage an early campaign – though few wines seem to be much in demand. Don't forget that you can keep track of each day's releases via

Of all the left-bank communes in 2013, Margaux seemed most lacking to me. The wines were as equally stricken by lightness as elsewhere, but the aromatic signature of the appellation seemed almost...