Red

1995 Château Malescot St. Exupéry

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • Margaux
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Community Tasting Notes 28

  • jmht Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 4, 2015 - Incredible nose of blackberry, pencil shavings, palate of same, creme de cassis, spice box, harmonious, elegant, characterful and balanced. Drink now.

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  • ESCO Likes this wine: (89 points)

    December 11, 2014 - Very stylish old school Bordeaux. I am not sure that this intended compliment is in vogue right now, as maximum extraction seems more the norm.
    Red brick and amber edging speak of age but the wine holds together beautifully. Spice, smoky oak and tobacco merge with a tender mouthfeel to make this wine a perfect partner for slow-cooked roast fowl. Sadly this bottle was my last ; a parting score of 89 seems the least I can do for this harmonious bottle of mature Margaux. It was as comfortable as an old friend.

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  • jnewman77 Likes this wine:

    October 29, 2013 - Still dark purple in color with notes of creme de cassis, pencil shavings, earth, crushed rocks, spice box. The palate is quite rich, yet held together nicely with mouth watering acidity. The tannins are well integrated and not super noticeable. The finish is quite good. Overall very good wine and a good example of fairly food friendly bordeaux.

  • K28226 wrote: (93 points)

    April 2, 2013 - Really good Margaux. Opaque hue, big bouquet , leather , tobacco, cedar- then acid and blackberry. Silky tannins. Great wine for lamb, rabbit, or venison

  • Pakats wrote: (88 points)

    March 9, 2013 - Little rough around the edges but smoothed out after an hour or so...

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  • By Chris Kissack
    March 2010 (link) 17+ points

    (Chateau Malescot St-Exupéry Margaux) A dark hue, not opaque though, and still with a good fresh-red tinge. Nose is lovely, notes of roasted meats, fleeting elements of cherries and blackcurrant fruit, but also darker and more maturing characteristics including black olives, game, rust and sweet, fresh tea leaves. A fine palate, fresh and light-footed rather than ponderous, moderate weight, cool but with good extract, almost supple towards the finish. Perhaps a bit lean in midpalate - will it fatten out? Delicious, well outside the creamy spectrum of modern Bordeaux, and a fine food wine. Still on the way up, too.

  • By Chris Kissack
    December 2005 (link) 17+ points

    (Chateau Malescot St-Exupéry Margaux) A dark, maturing but still vibrant hue. Good depth to the nose, which offers a little aniseed and bay leaf complexity to the spiced, macerated blackcurrant fruit. A lovely, cool entry, with nice extract and substance. A good grippy core of tannin, wrapped in black olive fruit. Balanced, elegant texture, and a fine persistence on the palate. Very drinkable now with a few hours in the decanter, but will only improve over the next ten years. Very good indeed.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1995
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Malescot St. Exupéry
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Médoc
  • Appellation Margaux
  • UPC Codes 3465301152310, 3511069522657

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
  • In Cellars 310 (64%)
  • Consumed 171 (35%)

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