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1982 Chateau Margaux Margaux
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   96(+?)
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 91
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 94
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96(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2002

($395-$788) Deep ruby-red. Boysenberry, cassis, toasty oak and bitter chocolate on the slightly dusty nose. Penetrating and powerful; quite dry but almost exotically ripe, with sappy berry flavors complicated by graphite and licorice notes. Finishes very tannic and very long, with a strongly spicy character. 94(+?). Second bottle: Medium ruby. Vibrant aromas of boysenberry, violet and licorice. Pure silk in the mouth, with great sappy verve. Hugely concentrated and compellingly sweet. Utterly spherical wine, finishing with outstanding mounting fruit. Drink now to 2030.

91 Points | Wine Spectator
94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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My First bottle was Heaven..then I bought a case..
03/31/2006
by CAPRI
My First bottle was Heaven..just pure velvet in the mouth..then I bought a case..it wasn't bad, just wasn't as good..who knows where it's been.. I want to try the 90 Chateau Margaux..I hear it is one of the best.. anyway, the 82 is *very* nice, if you get a good provenance.

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