61 Ratings
Chateau d'Issan Margaux 3ème Grand Cru Classé

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Wine Description

(2010 Vintage) The deep, gravelly soils mixed with clay have provided extraordinary aromatics. The yields were ridiculously low and the wine tips the scaled at natural alcohol. Production was small after the selection for the grand vin, and the result is a dense, purple-colored wine with beautiful aromatics of spring flowers, blueberries and black raspberries as well as hints of cassis, tar and charcoal. The wine is gorgeously pure, well-balanced, and soft enough to be approached.

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    Spring flowers, blueberries and black raspberries on the nose. Can be cellared 25-30 yrs but at least till 2018-19. 60% CS, 40% Merlot.

    over 2 years
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    over 3 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 90-93 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate