Chateau Les Grands Chênes Médoc Bordeaux 2015
Ever started a book that just gets better and better? This quality, age worthy Bordeaux is hard to put down. Produced by Bernard Magrez (2009 French Wine Producer of the year), Château Les Grands Chênes is commonly known as the "Pearl of the Médoc". The designation of a Cru Bourgeois was given in 1986 for keeping the old Médoc tradition of a well kept vineyard and top quality wines. The vineyard has been planted around an ancient fortress dating back from the 16th century in the town of St. Christoly du Medoc. Aged for 16 months in French oak.
74% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon
92 points Wine Enthusiast
91 points James Suckling
This is the northernmost of the many properties owned by major Bordeaux personality, Bernard Magrez. It shares the same richness as many of the wines produced under his name while also having a light touch of acidity and black-currant crispness. With the ability to age, it will be ready from 2023.- Wine Enthusiast. Pair with pan fried ribs of veal with mushrooms, as suggested by the late Joel Robuchon.
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