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Chateau Giscours Margaux 2016

Chateau Giscours Margaux 2016

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First references to Giscours making wine was in 1552. Its long history involved two Americans that bought the property after the French Revolution. Through a few more changes of ownership in the 18th century, a famous vineyard manager Pierre Skawinski led the wine towards viticulture innovation. At Giscours, a new type of plow was invented, in addition to the creation of gravity cellars. All revolutionary during that time. 

96 points Wine Enthusiast CELLAR SELECTION

94 points Wine 

93 points Wine Advocate

92 points Wine Spectator


Wine Notes:

"Concentrated autumnal fruit offers a hawthorny bramble of blackberry and bilberry. Big-framed, muscular tannins are joined by plenty of acidity - it's very clearly built to last and confident in its ability to reward those with patience. Matured in 50% new oak." Decanter

"Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Giscours gives up aromas of cassis, chocolate, earth, tar, pepper and hoisin with touches of flowers and a meaty nuance. The palate is medium to full-bodied, firm and grainy with a great core and a long finish." Wine Advocate

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