2009 Pavillon Blanc du Ch Margaux

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Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
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Chart showing (to 17/10/2017) market price for 12x75cl standard case:

Pavillon Blanc du Ch Margaux 2009
+£1,090.00     (+105.52%) Latest price:  £2,123.00
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Average Score 92.0

Shows impressive aromas of lemon rind and papaya, with hints of cream. Full and very layered, with the density of a red wine. Long and flavorful, offering a pretty balance of ripe fruit and acidity like a grand cru Burgundy. The château says that they have pulled back the alcohol and given the wine a little more freshness and length. It worked
Tasted at the chateau. Pure Sauvignon Blanc. Represents only 36% of the crop, quite a primal nose with pink grapefruit, lime leaf, a touch of nettle and Mirabelle. The palate is more refined than the previous couple of vintages with lanolin, honeysuckle, a touch of jasmine and pear skin. Very well defined towards the finish, very fine poise and length. Lovely and pert. Tasted March 2010.
Spicy, slightly stinky, catty nose. Rather more lift than in some recent vintages. Lanolin and richness but lots of lemon and grapefruit too. They are picking a bit earlier and not including the very ripest grapes. Because the alcohols were getting just a bit too high – sometimes over 15%. This was scary. Started reacting in 08 but Nature helped. Much reduced crop – see the video. Mierals and tension quite different from the old fat style, Very interesting, Should age longer. Perhaps less distinctive – more like a particularly refined Pessac- Léognan? Jancis Robinson, jancisrobinson.com
Proprietor Paul Pontallier is pulling back considerably from the higher alcohol, fuller styles that he was producing as recently as 2007. I am not sure it is the best idea, but this is still a vivid, vibrant 100% Sauvignon, with loads of minerality and almost unbridled notes of grapefruit and white currants in a medium-bodied, crisp, somewhat tart style. Drink it over the next 20+ years. Wine Advocate.February, 2012

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