2018 Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux


5 in stock

Bordeaux Futures - Arrival Spring 2021

Appellation: Bordeaux Blanc

Ratings: JS 97-98  JD 95-97  RP 93-95  AG 91-94

Size: 750 ml

5 in stock


97-98  James Suckling
“A very powerful and dense white with loads of dried lemons and cooked peaches. Full-bodied with chewy phenolic tension and texture. Extremely long. Lasts for minutes. Layered!” (4/2019)

95-97  Jeb Dunnuck
“One of the whites of the vintage is the 2018 Château Margaux Pavillon Blanc, which is all Sauvignon Blanc brought up in barrel. This racy, medium to full-bodied beauty offers a terrific sense of freshness and tension as well as complex notes of lemon curd, white grapefruit, white flowers, and salty minerality. Vibrant, racy, yet also textured and beautifully concentrated, it’s unquestionably in the top handful of whites in the vintage.” (5/2019)

93-95  Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
“The 2018 Pavillon Blanc is made of 100% Sauvignon Blanc that was picked in August–there was no water stress on the vines at this stage. The wine has a pH of 3.1 and 13.5% alcohol. It leaps from the glass with exuberant green guava, fresh pineapple and apricot scents with hints of mandarin peel, honeysuckle and fresh ginger. The palate is medium-bodied, elegant and very fresh with wonderful, intense tropical layers, finishing very exotic.” (4/2019) Lisa Perrotti-Brown

91-94  Antonio Galloni for Vinous
“The 2018 Pavillon Blanc is rich and beautifully layered, with a striking interplay of aromas, flavors and textures. Citrus peel, white flowers and orchard fruit give the 2018 lovely resonance from start to finish. Harvest was about a week earlier than normal, which is to say between August 27-31, before dehydration in the field became an issue. The 2018 captures the natural radiance of the year while retaining terrific freshness as well. In a word: sublime.” (4/2019)


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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 12 in


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