Neal Martin‘s revised scores for the Margaux and Medoc & Moulis 2008s tasted blind at Southwold have now been published in The Wine Journal. You can read his insights and scores in full here.
Wines that stood out were:
Chateau Palmer 95 points- “a sensational 2008 that deservedly won praise from around the room.”
Chateau Margaux 93 points
Chateau Cantenac Brown 92 points – “seemed to encapsulate all that a Margaux wine should be about”
Chateau d’Issan 92 points
Alter Ego de Palmer 91 points
Chateau Brane-Cantenac 91 points
Chateau Giscours 91 points
Pavillon Rouge de Margaux 91 points
Clos des Quatre Vents 91 points
Chateau Rauzan Segla 91 points
Medoc & Moulis
Chateau Roc de Cambes 91 points – “equal to many self-aggrandizing Cru Classé”
Chateau Branas Grand Poujeaux 90 points – “has been producing some top-notch wines in recent vintages”
I’ll keep you posted on Neal Martin’s scores as they are released so look out for further updates on the blog over the next week.