2011 Chateau Prieure Lichine Grand Cru Classe Margaux
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51 Ratings
2011 Chateau Prieure Lichine Grand Cru Classe Margaux

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) The finest Prieure-Lichine I have ever tasted, the sensational 2005 has unquestionably benefitted from the improvements made at this property as well as the consultation work of Stephane Derenoncourt. Its dense purple color is accompanied by a glorious perfume of forest floor, blackberries, incense, and cassis. Opulent, with sweet tannin for the vintage, excellent purity, and a savory, broad, expansive mouthfeel that lingers on the palate, it possesses the delicacy of a terrific Margaux as well a...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2006 Vintage) Fairly forthright in fruit with a bias to black-cherries and touch of milk chocolate, this mid-sized offering is a bit shy on depth but offers a modicum of richness on the palate. A bit dry, but not overly tannic, it is a candidate for keeping for four or five years but should drink well early on.
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1995 Vintage) Rating: (86-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2002 Vintage)