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  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    from 2020
  • Food Pairing

    Grilled Leg of Lamb with Merlot Marinade

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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Deep colour. Elderberry, liquorice, aniseed, floral aromas. Sweet supple elderberry, cassis chinotto flavours, smooth long fine tannins and attractive graphite smoky oak notes, Finishes al-dente firm long and sweet fruited. 93 points
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Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Expressive nose with succulent fruit, ripe berries and black cherries. Mild spices, dark chocolate and hints of toasted oak in the background. On the palate well structured with juicy fruit, velvety tannins and excellent length.
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Origin

Margaux, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Outstanding

Other wines from this producer

La Sirène de Giscourt

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Giscours 2015  ( Château Giscours )

"Deep colour. Elderberry, liquorice, aniseed, floral aromas. Sweet supple elderberry, cassis chinotto flavours, smooth long fine tannins and attractive graphite smoky oak notes, Finishes al-dente firm long and sweet fruited. 93 points"

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Giscours 2015  ( Château Giscours )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Expressive nose with succulent fruit, ripe berries and black cherries. Mild spices, dark chocolate and hints of toasted oak in the background. On the palate well structured with juicy fruit, velvety tannins and excellent length. "

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