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Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016
Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016
Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016
Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016
Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016
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Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016

Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016

Fourth Growth - - - Red - See details
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Format : a case of 12 Bottles (750ML)
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ParkerParker92/100
J. SucklingJ. Suckling93/100
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DecanterDecanter93/100
J. RobinsonJ. Robinson16.5+/20
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Description

A balanced and elegant red wine from Margaux

4th Classified Growth in 1855, Chateau Prieure-Lichine is a 77.5 hectare property in the Margaux appellation. The vines are, on average, 30 years old and planted on Garonne gravel. Wine is aged in oak barrels: 50% are new and 50% have been previously used. Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016 is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (66%), Merlot (29%) and Petit Verdot (5%).

After a mild and rainy winter, spring brought average growth along with average temperatures. There was also a very high risk for mildew. June brought light rain, which did not heavily influence growth. Summer was hot and characterized by its drought. Gravel and heat was a dangerous combination for the young vines. However, on September 13th, there was a thunderstorm that provided 40 mm of rain. The thunderstorm, provided the perfect amount of nutrition for the vines, and the grapes reached maturity with few problems. Harvest started on September 23 and continued until October 19th.

Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2016 marries balance, and elegance in a memorable bond. The acidity, is more present than the 2015 vintage, reveals harmoniously blended tannins and long-term aging potential.

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