Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé 2005 - Lot of 12 Bottles
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Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé 2005

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 9L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

A classically-styled Margaux, with body and power, but not at the cost of elegance. More info

  • Quantity: 12 Bottles
  • Level: 12 into-neck
  • Label: 12 good appearance
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Margaux
  • Classification: 3ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: GFA du Château Giscours
  • More information....

Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Côte de boeuf à la moelle, Lièvre à la royale, Faisan forestière.

Peak: Drink until 2025

  • Vintage score: 19/20
  • What the experts say...

    "This forward-styled 2005 possesses a dense ruby/purple color in addition to a big, sweet bouquet of roasted herbs, fudge, espresso, figs, and cherry jam. Opulent, even decadent, with low acidity, but high glycerin and fruit extract as well as a flamboyant fleshiness (...)" R. Parker (04/2008)

    Lot presentation
    Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé

    Cuvée presentation

    Giscours' wines are concentrated, generous and rich, with well-integrated tannins. Particularly seductive when young, they have a potential to age for several years in good vintages. Note that there is also an excellent second wine, the Sirène de Giscours.

    Information about domain Château Giscours

    Château Giscours is one of the largest properties in the Médoc. The vineyard's soil consists of gravel on sandy-gravelly subsoil. The creation of a lake near the château has improved the soil's drainage. The exceptional terroir benefits from all of the factors necessary for the production of high quality wines: good orientation, very warm soil in the spring, root permeability, fertility, and regulation of the water supply in the summer. After family and financial difficulties, the property was taken over by Dutch businessman Eric Albada-Jelgersma in 1995. Since then, under the management of the enthusiast Alexander Van Beek, who has accomplished huge work both in the vines and cellar, the château has been brought back to former glory.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 12 Bottles
    • Level: 12 into-neck
    • Label: 12 good appearance
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: Yes
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Margaux
    • Classification: 3ème Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: GFA du Château Giscours
    • Vintage: 2005
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2025
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 80
    • Volume: 300000 bottles
    • Intensity: Full-bodied
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Cabernet franc

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