Chateau Malescot St-Exupery 2000, Double Magnum


Robert Parker 96 | CellarTracker 90 | WineIsuppose 96
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Since the year 2000 Chateau Malescot St Exupery is on the way up!. I have special memories because of this wine as it was the very first Grand Cru I have enjoyed and in a way the start of my obsession to find the best wines in the world. I recall it was a Christmas dinner somewhere in 1983 and the Magnum Malescot was from the dramatic year 1972. It accompagnied a great turkey, stuffed with chestnut and other delicacies. Since then the wine has turned into a upper class Bordeaux Grand Cru. A Double Magnum like this is relatively rare and will give a special touch to a festive dinner.

| Eugene Bergen, WineIsuppose

This estate, which has continued to impress me in recent years, hit a home run in 2000. Showing slightly better than I rated it previously, this wine is deep bluish/purple with some lightening at the edge, and its floral nose displays notes of melted licorice, crushed rock, blueberries and black raspberries. A wine of extraordinary balance, equilibrium, and purity, with supple tannins, this medium to full-bodied, concentrated effort is already compelling and has hit its window of full maturity, where it should stay for another 15-20 years.

| Robert Parker

 

 Region France | Bordeaux | Margaux
 Type Red wine
 Bottle size Double Magnum (3 liter)
 Bottle condition
Bottles in perfect condition: Labels and capsules excellent. Levels into the neck. Stored in fully conditioned cellar.
 When to drink 2010-2025