Chateau Giscours (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2016
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A standout in our small sampling of Margaux and a wine that leads with fairly voluminous, spellbinding aromas of cassis, juicy black cherries, a bit of new leather and discreet oak and follows with equally rich, marvelously refined flavors of superb length. Its tannins are soft yet provide the structure required for age, and, if guaranteed to repay protracted cellaring with increasing complexity, the 2016 Giscours is so beautifully composed and well-polished as to be thoroughly satisfying after only a few more years have passed.
The estate was purchased by Nicolas Tari after World War II. He made major investments in modernizing Giscours. In 1995, Eric Albada Jelgersma acquired the right to grow vines and make wine on the estate. He continues to lavish the care and attention that are necessary to maintain Giscours' standing as a world-famous great growth.