Red

2004 Château Malescot St. Exupéry

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • > Bordeaux
  • > Médoc
  • > Margaux
Drink between 2010 - 2022
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Community Tasting Notes 100

  • Anonymous wrote: (92 points)

    December 18, 2014 - Beautiful bouquet with dark berry fruits, smoke, and cinnamon. Refined and complex. On the palate red and dark forest fruits, some chocolate, and firm acidity. The wine is ready now and will stay on this level until at least 2019. 91-92

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  • MrBrege wrote: (90 points)

    December 13, 2014 - Straight out of the bottle this had a lovely nose dominated by currants and cassis and with hints of cedar wood, but in the mouth it is somewhat disjointed. After slow-oxing for 20 hours it has come together nicely though, good balance and length now, maybe a little muted and perhaps on the acidic side o things. Some tannins still present but I'm not sure it will evolve much. In any case, this is a decent QPR

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  • Merzbow wrote: (92 points)

    November 29, 2014 - Drinking great with a two-hour decant, only a trace of the 2004 bitterness. Probably should finish these up over the next five years.

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  • wkphang wrote: (89 points)

    November 8, 2014 - Not bad, decanted for 30 minutes prior.
    Sweet succulent red and black fruits.
    Not much secondary development.
    Smooth tannins with shortish finish.

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  • Vinoevelo wrote:

    November 5, 2014 - Decanted two hours, followed over two hours. Shows good promise but still tight and not giving up much aromatically. Zero green notes I typically associate with '04's, medium on the mid-palate. Beautiful roast meat notes on the back end. Not going to touch my others for another year or two in hopes they open up a bit more.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    October 2006 (link) (17-18+) points

    (Chateau Malescot St-Exupéry Margaux) Very closed down. Fine texture and weight on the palate though, with well knit, supple, velutinous tannins. Lots of texture and presence here, with firm acidity. The character is difficult to assess in such a closed state, but this will be wonderful after a at least a decade in the cellar.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • 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 Code 3284395006824

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 68 (3%)
  • In Cellars 1918 (76%)
  • Consumed 524 (21%)

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