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2016 Chateau Giscours 'Le Haut-Medoc de Giscours' 13.5%

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2016 Château Giscours 'Le Haut-Médoc de Giscours' 13.5%

Indulge in the 2016 Château Giscours 'Le Haut-Médoc de Giscours', a wine that showcases the depth and complexity of the Haut-Médoc terroir. Crafted with grapes from the younger vines of the esteemed Château Giscours estate, this wine is both a tribute to the traditional Bordeaux blend and a testament to the innovative spirit of the winemaking team.

Key Features:

  • 🍇 Vintage: 2016
  • 🏞️ Origin: Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France
  • 🍇 Grape Varieties: A classic Bordeaux blend, with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, enhanced by Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, offering a balanced and harmonious expression of the region.
  • 🍷 Flavor Profile: 'Le Haut-Médoc de Giscours' presents a rich tapestry of aromas, including blackcurrant, plum, and subtle hints of tobacco and cedar. The palate is greeted with a robust structure, velvety tannins, and a well-integrated acidity, leading to a finish that is both long and satisfyingly complex.
  • 🌿 Terroir Influence: The gravelly soils and the mild climate of the Haut-Médoc contribute to the wine’s elegance and concentration, allowing the fruit to express its full potential and the wine to develop a refined complexity.
  • 🍇 Winemaking Process: Adherence to sustainable viticulture practices and meticulous attention during the winemaking process, including careful selection, fermentation, and aging in French oak barrels, underscore the estate's commitment to producing wines of the highest caliber.
  • 🍽️ Food Pairing: This versatile wine pairs beautifully with a range of dishes, from grilled red meats and roasted poultry to richly flavored cheeses and dark chocolate desserts. Its complexity also complements sophisticated culinary creations, making it an ideal choice for special occasions.
  • 🍷 Serving Recommendations: To fully appreciate the wine’s bouquet and complexity, serve at 16-18°C (60-64°F). Decanting for an hour before serving can enhance its aromatic profile and soften the tannins for a more rounded tasting experience.

Enjoy the 2016 Château Giscours 'Le Haut-Médoc de Giscours', a reflection of the winery's heritage and the Haut-Médoc's distinctive terroir. This wine not only offers an accessible introduction to the estate's prestigious lineup but also stands as a remarkable achievement in its own right, inviting connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike to explore the depth of Bordeaux's winemaking tradition.

2016 Chateau Giscours 'Le Haut-Medoc de Giscours' 13.5%
2016 Chateau Giscours 'Le Haut-Medoc de Giscours' 13.5%
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