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Chateau Prieure Lichine, Margaux, 2016

Original price €80,00 - Original price €80,00
Original price
€80,00
€80,00 - €80,00
Current price €80,00


After half a century of progress in wine quality and a restructuring of the vineyard, the Prieuré growth was promoted in 1855 to the rank of 4th Classified Growth of Gironde. Numerous diseases, such as powdery mildew, downy mildew and phylloxera adversely affected the property, which nevertheless coped well until the interwar period, before collapsing again during the period of the Great Depression and the 1929 stock market crash. At the time of the outstanding 1953 vintage, when Alexis Lichine vinified his first crop, the estate had shrunk to just a few hectares of vines.

Producer

Chateau Prieure Lichine

Tasting Notes

Elegant black cherry and sloe fruits on the nose, dense cassis fruit character on the palate. This is an elegant and charming style of Margaux, drinking very well now.

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Style

Elegant, charming, complex

Colour

Red

ABV

14.0

Grape

50% Cab/Sauvignon, 45% Merlot & 5% Petit Verdot

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