Chateau Prieure-Lichine 1996

Bordeaux Red Blends from Margaux, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 8061
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2007
  • ST89
  • RP88
  • 2006
  • RP90
  • ST90
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

Rather firm and meaty for a Margaux, yet never excessively tannic. Supple with attractive fruit and medium body, it can age for 8-15 years.

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Learn About Chateau Prieure-Lichine

Chateau Prieure-Lichine's vast vineyard holdings (70 hectares) are located on some of the best gravelly outcrops in all five communes of the Margaux appellation. Owned by the Ballande group since June 1999, this estate is currently undergoing a major transformation in order to enhance the reputation of its superb terroir even further. The vine density at Prieure-Lichine is...

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Learn About Margaux

(mahr-GOH) Silky Smooth Soft, elegant, feminine… these are words often used to describe the wines of Margaux. The commune is different from its northern neighbors of the Haut-Medoc in both geography and style. Home to the name-sharing premier cru, Margaux lays a few marshlands south of St.-Julien. Notable Facts As in other Medoc appellations, Cabernet Sauvignon leads the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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Critical Acclaim "Firm and complex, it shows both ripe fruit and weighty tannins, and is still very closed and tight. ...
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