2001

Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux

2001
The 2001 Pavillon Rouge is close in style to the first wine, made all the more so by a strict selection, thanks to the availability of a third wine. The same aromatic freshness can be found; it is a little less complex but the same fine, tight, tannic texture is there; though it is a little less rich and less powerful. This is a fine vintage of Pavillon Rouge, which we can start drinking today while it has the freshness of its youth, or keep…


(January 2011)

Margaux

Climate

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)