Château d’Issan 4th GCC

Château d’Issan 4th GCC

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Product Description

Appellation Margaux
Vineyard Size 53 ha
Color Red
Grape Varieties 65% of Cabernet sauvignon and 35% of Merlot
Vintage 2007
Bottle Size (Cl) 75
Type of Soil Plateau of gravelly alluvial on a limestone or clay-loam layer
Production 115,000 bottles
Vinification Reasoned culture 
Hand harvesting 
French oak barrels aging for 14-17 months (35% new oak)
Type Complex olfaction (blackcurrant, vanilla, liquorice, spices), full and silky, finely structured
Service Temp 16-18°C
Ideally Consuming Period from now to 2025
Food & Wine Pairing Bordeaux-style lamprey, Roasted quail with juice, Vanilla Duck, Salardaise roasted goose, Roasted guinea fowl with mild spices, Prime rib with marrow, with Sweetbreads

The wines of 2007 are elegant, with an expression of ripe, fully developed fruit. We are pride to have achieved such balanced wines, with good richness and complexity.

Wine Enthusiast : 89/100 
Jean-Marc Quarin : 87/100 
Vinum Wine Magazine : 17.5/20 
Decanter : 16.5 /20 
Jancis Robinson : 16/20