Bordeaux 2018 – Margaux, Moulis, Listrac


Today we continue south to St-Julien and Margaux, Moulis and Listrac. See this guide to the entirety of our coverage of this exceptional vintage. 

As with St-Julien in 2018, I find it hard to make any useful generalisations about Margaux – the commune rather than the château – in this vintage. My two top-scoring wines, Chx Palmer and Margaux, are very different from each other and underline the way words and score have to be read together. Ch Margaux is, as usual, intensely Cabernet, both aromatically and in structure, in fact the build of the wine seemed almost more Pauillac than...