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