2001, Lascombes

Margaux, Bordeaux, France
Red
Vintage
Size

(Priced at per bottle)


Score: 90

Drinking Dates: -

Critic: Jeff Leve

Tasted: 18-Sep-2017

Spicy oak, earth and cedar wood jump from the glass of this fruity, medium-bodied wine. It is not showing quite the density I would have expected, but it is still well-endowed and more evolved than some of the top efforts from the Margaux appellation. It has a dark, ruby/plum color, a slightly narrow finish, and less intensity than I remember. For whatever reason, this didn’t jump out of the horizontal tasting of the appellation of Margaux in 2005. Moreover, I loved this wine from barrel and post-bottling.