2005 Château Prieure Lichine, 4ème Cru Margaux

Château Prieure Lichine, Bordeaux Wine Region, France

Bordeaux blend, Drinking Now 2025

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Bottle 75cl

Case of 12 x 75cl £608.16

Tasting Notes

Even considering some of the great vintages produced under the late Alexis Lichine, this estate has never made a wine as impressive as their 2005. Consultant Stephane Derenoncourt is obviously realizing this vineyard¿s full potential. The deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by an open-knit, exotic bouquet of spice, incense, flowers, and sweet black cherries and blackberries. Rich and opulent, with ripe tannin, a savory, voluminous mouthfeel, and wonderful definition as well as elegance, this gorgeous wine is a tour de force for Prieure-Lichine. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2025 (91-94) points Robert Parker, erobertparker.com

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