2015 Ch d'Issan 3ème Cru Margaux

Ch d'Issan 3ème Cru Margaux
Colour
Red
Producer
Château d'Issan
Region
Margaux, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Drinking
2022-2034
Case Size
12x75cl
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2015 Ch d'Issan 3ème Cru Margaux
Colour
Red
Producer
Château d'Issan
Region
Margaux, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Drinking
2022-2034
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now

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Case price

£625.00 (Ex. VAT)

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(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, April 2016, Score: 92-94

The first 2015 that I tasted during the UGC week and what a lovely start. Shining crimson colour, full of damsons and sloes, the initial attack is packed with sweet juicy fruits. This high quality 2015 has a bold ripe tannic structure and a precise uplifting freshness at the end.

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Producer

Château d'Issan

Many collectors view this château as well worth its status... and they are not alone. For centuries, d'Issan has been a coveted treasure. According to local lore, it was served at thewedding of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry Plantagenet as well as a favourite of Emperor François-Joseph of Austria. Since 1945, the property has been owned by the Cruse family with Emmanuel Cruse at the château's helm.

Region

Margaux, Red Bordeaux

Plump, silky and seductive are the words often used to describe wines from Margaux. Because of their style, they tend to be user friendly and more approachable when young. This is in part due to its terroir which is comprised of the thinnest soil as well as the highest proportion of chunky gravel in all of the Médoc. It drains well but also is it more susceptible to vintage variation. Margaux wines tend to have the highest proportions of Merlot within the core of the Médoc further adding to their ample roundness and openness. Margaux is home to the largest number of classified growths including its namesake first growth, Château Margaux, as well as third growths, Palmer and d'Issan.

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