Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux

The 2001 Pavillon Rouge is close in style to the first wine, made all the more so by the strict selection at blending and the continued production of a third wine. We find the same aromatic freshness, albeit a little less complex, but the same fine, tight, tannic texture with a little less richness and power. This is a fine vintage of Pavillon Rouge, which we can start drinking today without rushing. (October 2018)



After a very rainy winter, the flowering went quickly and evenly. During the entire summer, there were unusually alternate periods of hot and cool, dry and wet weather, which encouraged vegetation growth and slowed ripening. We harvested eight days behind schedule but in fine weather. (The picking began on 1st October)