Giscours 2005

Chateau Giscours, Margaux 2005 The berry fruit is ripe and expressive in the nose, with a sense of cedar and a light touch of earthiness. The fruit comes through on the palate, with some chewy though ripe tannin and a touch of creaminess.

80.5 hectares of vines are planted on gravel and sand. The mix of vines is 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and the remaining is a combination of Cab Franc and Petit Verdot. Mis au chateau in Margaux 13% $69.99 at Bottle Barn and purchased in July 2010 for $74.99 at the Wine Club in San Francisco Chateau Giscours

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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