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    2020-2035
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The Story

This relatively high proportion of Merlot is accounted for by the fact that the Margaux appellation is located within a part of the Médoc peninsular where soils have more clay and less deep gravel, and are better suited to the balance of this varietal. All the finesse of the Merlot is brought out on these clay soils, unlike the Cabernet Sauvignon which performs best on well-drained deep gravel soils.

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Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, floral, fruity nose, elegant, lighter. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, anise, lively, liquorice finish, long. 91-93

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Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Aromatic nose with ripe blackberries and blackcurrants, hints of mocha and dark chocolate. On the palate well structured with rather elegant character, ripe and elegant tannins, juicy fruit and good length. 92

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Margaux, Bordeaux

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Château Prieure-Lichine 2016  ( Château Prieure-Lichine )

Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, floral, fruity nose, elegant, lighter. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, anise, lively, liquorice finish, long. 91-93

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Prieure-Lichine 2016  ( Château Prieure-Lichine )

Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Aromatic nose with ripe blackberries and blackcurrants, hints of mocha and dark chocolate. On the palate well structured with rather elegant character, ripe and elegant tannins, juicy fruit and good length. 92

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