Chateau Giscours 2016 Margaux Grand Cru Classe

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Winery's Notes
"2010 vintage has an extreme precision, it is one of the outstanding vintages of Giscours Unanimously recognized and appreciated, 2010 has its own style, precise and sensual. This wine always surprises by its structure and delicacy. Château Giscours 2010 is the rare expression of the perfect harmony between power and finesse, a wine for ageing with an exceptional freshness. « De la beauté liquide ! » said Denis Dubourdieu."

Varietal Composition: 71 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 29 % Merlot
Appellation: Margaux AOC
Aging: 17 months in French oak, 50% new

95 points - Wine Enthusiast
"Giscours shows an initial character of great style and elegance. The shining fruit and concentrated tannins follow, making it both a seductive wine and one with a long-term future." -RV, 2/1/2013

93 Points - Wine Advocate
"Tasted at the Château Giscours vertical, the 2010 Château Giscours is a blend of 71% Cabernet Sauvignon and 29% Merlot picked between September 27 and October 14. I contrasted this directly against the superb 2009, but I still maintain that this has the upper hand, albeit in a different style. The aromatics are very focused with black fruit, violets, fig and mineral scents that are very well defined. But you need patience - this is not as immediate as the previous vintage. The palate delivers, delivers and delivers brilliant delineation and poise, more freshness than it knows what to do with, an intensity that is supremely well focused and length in the mouth. There is even a dab of mint chocolate making a surprise appearance on the aftertaste. This is a very impressive Giscours. Tasted June 2015." -NM, 7/28/2016


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