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Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé 1998

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Icon wine
  • Color:Red
  • 12.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

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

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • 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: To drink

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • What the experts say...

    "Très séduisant le Giscours 1998 est souple, accessible et précoce, avec des arômes de fruits noirs nuancés de chêne épicé. L'ensemble moyennement corsé et savoureux, présente en bouche des saveurs charnues, mais sans détour, aux notes de cèdre." Source : R. Parker ( 01/03)

    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: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 12.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Margaux
    • Classification: 3ème Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: GFA du Château Giscours
    • Vintage: 1998
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: To drink
    • 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
    Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé
    Château Giscours 3ème Grand Cru Classé

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