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Chateau Tayac Plaisance 2008 Margaux, France

Chateau Tayac Plaisance 2008 Margaux, France

Varieties: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Oak: French oak barriques 

  • Tasting Notes

    Blackberry and mulberry on the nose.


    Youthful charm and elegant, soft tannins, black cherry and mulberry, also a lot of red cherry, some tar and angeflämmtes wood. Thyme and some bay leaves, very well integrated.  

  • A brilliant example of an affordable Margaux!

    Vintage 2008 : **** 16.5 Decanter, 15 Jancis Robinson. Vintage 2009 : 88/91 Wine Spectator, 15.5+ Jancis Robinson, 17 Rene Gabriel, ****16.5 Decanter,  15 Bettane & Desseauve.

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    The Chateau is owned by Luc Thienpont which the Thienpont family also owns Vieux Chateau Certan, Le Pin, Pavie Macquin, Larcis Ducasse and many otherpretigious estates. 

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