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Date Printed: 8/20/2014
Chateau Prieure-Lichine  2005
Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2005
(search item no. 96941)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 8/20/2014: $77.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2010 James Suckling rating: 94 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 94 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1995 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points

My Notes:

Additional wines from Chateau Prieure-Lichine:

  • 2009 (search item no. 111790)

About Chateau Prieure-Lichine:

Château Prieuré-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 Prieuré-Lichine is quite high, and the vineyard is carefully managed plot by plot. The grapes are completely picked by hand into small crates and carefully gone over on a sorting table prior to crushing. Only the ripest, healthiest grapes are used. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel. The entire winemaking process is devoted to bringing out the charm, elegance and finesse characteristic of the finest wines in the Margaux appellation.