CHATEAU GISCOURS 3eme Cru Classe Margaux 2016 Bottle/nc
Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Margaux | 75cl
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Medium Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
THE WINE ADVOCATE (Robert Parker) 93 - 95 points - Drink Date: 2022 - 2055
"The 2016 Giscours is a blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot, the highest percentage of Cabernet in recent years, picked between 26 September and 20 October. It was cropped at 45 hectoliters per hectare with 13.2% alcohol, which is a little less than in 2015. Naturally that dominant proportion of Cabernet drives the aromatics with blackberry, cedar and graphite aromas. The palate is very well structured, more masculine than the 2015 and maybe without quite the same level of precision, but there is great density and length to this Giscours. I found that improved in the glass, gaining more energy from the ether. It is an impressive follow-up to last year's Giscours."