77 Ratings
Chateau Prieure-Lichine Margaux

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Prieuré-Lichine is a dense and tight, supple, charming, with good material and fine tannins, nice finish with hints of leather.

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    A renaissance has been taking place at Prieure-Lichine since esteemed winemaking guru Stephane Derenoncourt was brought in to oversee the wines’ vinification and upbringing. This is a complicated, morsellated vineyard that is neither easy to harvest nor manage, but the 2001 is an elegant blend of 49% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot, and 2% Cabernet Franc. It was aged primarily on its lees, given micro-bullage while in tank, and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Like many wines of th...