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Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2019

Bordeaux - Fourth GrowthMargaux - Red
Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2019
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A fleshy and velvety fine red wine from Margaux by Prieure-Lichine

The estate
An iconic property of the Margaux appellation on the left bank of the Bordeaux region, Chateau Prieure-Lichine boasts a prestigious heritage.

The vineyard
Chateau Prieure-Lichine reigns over 78 hectares of vines on an extraordinary terroir. Planted in Garonne gravel typical of the Margaux appellation, the 30-year-old vines enjoy ideal growing conditions.

The vintage
After a mild, dry winter followed by a cool, wet spring, the summer of 2019 was very dry and hot. In autumn, the rainy days of mid-September helped the vines avoid too much water stress and promoted a longer ripening period.

The winemaking
Harvest in crates from September 13 to October 15. Vibrating sorting table. Manual sorting and optical sorting. No crushing. Gravity-led vatting. Fermentation from 28 to 30 days.

The aging
40% new French oak barrels, 60% barrels of one previous wine.

The blend
Cabernet sauvignon (62%), merlot (35%), petit verdot (3%)

The tasting
Tasted as a wine future, the Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2019 is a fleshy, velvety and aromatic wine, perfectly representing the profile of the Margaux appellation.

Parker : 92-94+ / 100
J. Suckling : 93-94 / 100
BordeauxMargaux
Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot

Decanter
93

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
93-94

Vinous - A. Galloni
93-95

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Appellation
Margaux

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Prieure-Lichine

Region
Bordeaux

Parker
92-94+

On Special
No

Classification
Fourth Growth

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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