2000 Pavillon Rogue du Chateau Margaux

This is a deep ruby wine with paler rim and legs. It has rather intense aromas of earth, smoke, blackcurrant, black cherry, licorice, clove and vanilla. Dry with medium acidity and alcohol. Medium body with medium soft and silky tannin with quite intense flavours of black cherry, ripe black plum, smoke, vanilla, licorice with trace of cedar wood and spice. A fairly long length with cherry and earthy finish (92)

Tasted on 30 Oct 2010