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Chateau Giscours, Margaux, Bordeaux, 2009

Chateau Giscours

Score

83
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drink: 2014 - 2030

Manufacturer:

Chateau Giscours

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Medoc crus classes 2009

Subdued nose: black cherries and plums. Rich but rather severe, dense and quite extracted, but it’s also spicy and layered. This needs time to come into harmony, and it’s a touch rugged at present, but it has ample weight and depth. Very good length.

Alun Griffiths

Tasting: Medoc crus classes 2009

Rather dull, uninteresting nose. Weedy. Fair fruit but not Classed Growth standard. Tart, slightly dry finish.

Steven Spurrier

Tasting: Medoc crus classes 2009

Good fragrancy and depth of black berry fruit, but a bit chunky and four-square. Tannins are still very present and acidity is quite high. Needs settle down, but not that encouraging at this stage.

Details

Wine name: Chateau Giscours
Wine classification: 3CC
Wine alcohol content: 13%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2009
Price: £55.00
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Subregion: Margaux

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