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Château Durfort-Vivens

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2017 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 90

Better in the bottle than in cask, the wine is forward, medium-bodied, elegant, fresh, forward and expresses a nice sense of purity in its red fruits.

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This is an elegant, lighter styled, red berry-oriented wine with good purity of fruit, a lot of bright acidty and leafy, floral notes.

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2016 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 92

What a difference a vintage makes! Showing deep color with lush, supple textures, flesh and finesse, the wine is wrought with sweet, polished, ready berries, freshness, length, complexity and depth. Produced from a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, this is best wine I've ever tasted from Durfort Vivens!

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2015 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 89

Medium-bodied, elegant, fresh and forward with sweet, fresh, dark cherries and cassis from start to finish. 88 - 90 Pts

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2014 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 87

Medium-bodied with a bright, red berry piquancy, this wine has multifaceted character of salty, soft, sweet and tart red fruits. 86-88 Pts

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2013 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 88

With oak and dark berries, this medium-bodied wine offers more concentration than expected with a slightly dry, spicy finish filled with dark cherries. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 88

Elegant in style with medium body, cherries and earth in the profile, this is a lighter, classic style of wine that should drink well on release. 87-90 Pts

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2011 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 87

From an assemblage of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, the wine will be aged in 45% new oak. Medium-bodied with cassis and cherry, the wine is fresh, but short and drying in the red berry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2010 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 90

Durfort Vivens From an assemblage of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc, (Which is almost identical to the blend in 2009) this medium bodied, soft, cassis and red plum wine is elegantly styled and should drink well within a few years of release. 89-91 Pts

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2009 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 89

2009 Durfort Vivens is medium ruby. Blackberry and cassis scents fill the nose of this medium bodied wine. Although it has fresh, attractive flavors, the wine lacks concentration and structure. Made from a blend of 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, this should drink well young. 88/90 Pts

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2005 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 88

A lighter style of Margaux, with a focus on fresh red fruits, this is medium bodied, soft textured, bright, earthy and ready to drink.

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2004 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 86

Bright, crisp, red fruits, light in color and concentration, this fully mature wine is better on the nose than the palate.

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2000 Château Durfort-Vivens  (Margaux) 86

Light ruby in color, this delicate style of Margaux shows spice, earth and tobacco note, ending in a light cherry finish. Already fully mature, this requires drinking.

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