1982 Chateau Margaux Bordeaux - 750ml

1982 Chateau Margaux Bordeaux - 750ml

In Stock Unavailable

Regular price $1,450.00 Sale

1982 Chateau Margaux Bordeaux - 98+ pts!
Since the 17th Century, the first wine of Château Margaux has been recognized as being one of the greatest wines in the entire world.   

 

It owes its unique qualities to the genius of its terroir as well as to the passionate work of a succession of generations. It’s a remarkable wine that comes from a combination of characteristics that are only rarely found: finesse, elegance, complexity, density, intensity, length and freshness. Although its tannic concentration may be exceptional, it’s rare to detect astringency.

The great vintages are distinguished by their formidable ability to move us. The lesser vintages give pleasure to wise enthusiasts. They offer the advantage of evolving very rapidly and, reveal, after a few years, instead of power, this subtlety that is the prerogative of great terroirs.

Château Margaux has an extraordinary ability to evolve. Over the years, it has developed a finesse, an aromatic complexity and a remarkable presence on the palate.


Product Details

Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage 1982
Rating 98 RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Margaux
Producer Margaux Chateau
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Robert Parker

Rating 98 RP - At one time I thought the 1983 was the more classic and better effort from Chateau Margaux, but I am human, and the 1982 has overtaken the 1983, and is obviously the superior effort. It started off life as a somewhat ruggedly constructed, powerful, masculine, even coarse style of Chateau Margaux with high levels of tannin, huge extract, and richness. Increasingly civilized, with the tannin becoming seamlessly integrated, this opaque purple/garnet-colored wine offers up hints of incense, sweet truffles, smoke, black currants, flowers, and damp earth. Very full-bodied, with remarkable levels of glycerin, extract, and tannin, this is probably the largest-scaled, most concentrated Chateau Margaux under the Mentzelopoulos administration. It is doubtful it will ever rival the 1990.996, or 2000 for pure finesse or elegance, and in spite of its high levels of tannin, does not seem to have the classicism of these vintages, but this wine goes from strength to strength and is quickly becoming one of the all-time compelling efforts of Chateau Margaux. RP

Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator

Burghound

Burghound

Winery Details

Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage 1982
Rating 98 RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Margaux
Producer Margaux Chateau
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Product Reviews

Recently Viewed Product

Loading...