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Chateau du Tertre 2016

Bordeaux - Fifth GrowthMargaux - Red - 13°
Chateau du Tertre 2016
$660 a case of 12 Bottles (750ML)| $55 / Unit
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Chateau du Tertre 2016: a Margaux with crunchy tannins

A Fifth Classified Growth of 1855, the Chateau du Tertre is a red wine produced in the Margaux appellation. The 52-hectare vineyard grows in soils consisting of Garonne gravel and sands of glacial origins. Chateau du Tertre is aged in French oak barrels (50% new wood) for an average of 12 to 15 months. The 2016 vintage is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot.

The Chateau du Tertre 2016 develops a harmonious bouquet combining fruity blueberry and raspberry aromas with more flinty mineral notes. On the palate, there is quite a saline attack with crisp tannins. The finish is rather classic, which reveals mineral touches.

Parker : 90 / 100
J. Suckling : 94 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 du Tertre features cassis, red plums and spice box on the nose with herbs and earth nuances. The palate is medium-bodied, lean and soft with an earthy finish.
BordeauxMargaux
Alcohol
13

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

Decanter
92

J. Robinson
16.5

J. Suckling
94

Vinous - A. Galloni
92

Wine Spectator
91

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Appellation
Margaux

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau du Tertre

Region
Bordeaux

Environment
Practicing Biodynamic

Parker
90

On Special
No

Classification
Fifth Growth

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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