Château Maurac 2004, Ac Haut Médoc

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$29.95 (550392)

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May 12, 2018

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Drinking very nicely now, the cool 2004 vintage has rendered well here with age into a savoury, earthy, leafy...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A gracefully maturing Haut-Médoc still with some time left ahead. The 2004 vintage was slightly cool resulting in...

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Community Reviews (1)

davehomuth
davehomuth

I must admit that when I first had this wine, shortly after its uncorking, I found it insipid with overwhelming scents of tobacco and smoke that was downright off-putting. This was as my wife as 39.5 weeks pregnant with our first child and, thinking this could be my last night of freedom, I actually corked the wine to open a different bottle. Upon revisiting this bottle a day later what followed could only be described as magical. True complexity with earthy tannins and an almost necessity to go back for a second glass. Do yourself a favour and decant this wine for a similar experience.

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