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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Giscours

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Margaux

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot | Cab. Franc

Château Giscours, 3eme Cru Classé, Margaux, 2017

Tasting Note:

This was a very disappointing UGC tasting. The Giscours 2017 has rather strange German Riesling aromas followed by heavily extracted earthy dark fruit. There is little charm and the tannins are quite brutal. Giscours is never very edifying at this stage - we cannot recall an en primeur sample that charmed us, but some sort of metamorphosis happens in barrel as this wine often develops far better than anticipated.

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