Vintage 2018

Château Prieuré-Lichine Margaux

Product Code: DU1218RC

Tasting Notes

A nice wine, with aromas of black fruits, especially blackberry which is very present in the finish. We also start to find some tertiary aromas such as leather. The finish is long. The tannins are still a little bit present but the wine is already very pleasant.

Profile

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
14
FRANCE
12
Cork
Chateaux Leoville & Langoa-Barton
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            [MediaNotes] => James Suckling 94/100

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60% New French oak barrels

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James Suckling 94/100

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