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    6 242
  • Producer ranking ?

    4
  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

The Story

Château Giscours (Margaux AOC): This Classified Growth in 1855 is the first label of Château Giscours. It is of great finesse and elegance. Delicacy and power are combined in this flask to bring you the elegance expected of a great Margaux wine. The aging potential of this great wine is between 8 and 20 years or even more for the most exceptional vintages.

“A great wine is not the work of one man, it is the result of a tradition that is upheld and refined”, wrote Paul Claudel

This tradition, inseparable from the greatest wines in the Medoc has passed down the generations at Giscours.

In recent years, a young dynamic team has combined this ancestral expertise with the latest technology: the team takes a permanent care of the vines with the passing seasons, hand-picked harvests are the subject of special attention, and plot by plot management is constantly refined with substantial investments in the vineyards…

Ensuring that the best grape varieties are matched with the extraordinary terroir, providing the vital link to this fabulous alchemy, the men of Giscours have only one guiding principle: a growing quality, making it consistent and inherent to this great wine…

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Tasting note

color

Light and Clear

flavors

Blackcurrant, Coffee, Mineral, New-oak and Spice

nose

Youthful, Pure, Complex and Seductive

taste

Average in Acidity, High tannin, Youthful, Medium-bodied, Modest, Fragrant and Drying tannins

Verdict

Transparent and Sophisticated

Written Notes

Underbar karaktärsfull och djup textur, definitivt en av de rikaste Margauxvinerna för årgången. Möjligen aningen mindre raffinerade än några av de andra. Harmoniska tanniner, inte en antydan av animaliska drag som historiskt brukar upptäckas hos slottet. En perfekt Giscours.
Good looking normal size bottle. Colour is and looking clear and light. On the nose it is intense, youthful, complex, refined, seductive, charming and pure. The taste is fragrant, with high tannin ., with drying tannins, and average in acidity, medium-bodied, youthful and the palate is modest. On the palate it is layered and has coffee, blackcurrant, new-oak, mineral and spice flavours. This wine is transparent, sophisticated and wine for food. Perfectly stored bottles are still very worthy and will last well for another 10-15 years and decant at least 1t before tasting.
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Origin

Margaux, Bordeaux

Other wines from this producer

La Sirène de Giscourt

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