Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2015

Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2015
$109.00
$98.10

SKU 05056

750ml

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The 2015 Château d'Issan shows a medium crimson color with purple tints. Fresh, fruity, and floral on the nose. It offers black currant and black plums aromas, with pleasant hints of liquorice. The tannins are round and soft. Very structured and elegant. Delivers a long and fresh finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Brand Chateau d'Issan
Alcohol/vol 13.82%
  • we94

Wine Enthusiast93-95. Barrel Sample. This is a serious, structured wine. It has plenty of black plum flavor, although the firm tannins will play an important part in its development. The ample acidity and fresh finish are other harbingers for the wine's good future.

Roger Voss, April 1, 2016
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateA blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot aged in 50% new and 50% one-year-old barrels for 18 months, the deep garnet-purple colored 2015 D'Issan simply sings with a beautiful perfume of wilted flowers, rose hip tea and mincemeat with a core of cherry preserves and blackberry tart plus a hint of underbrush. Medium-bodied, fine, fresh and elegant, it's very soft and silky in the mouth with a long finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, February 21, 2018
  • ws88-91

Wine SpectatorBarrel Tasting: Focused, with a twinge of singed alder and cedar up front giving this a slightly old-school feel, followed by a good core of steeped plum and black currant fruit. Picks up a bit of the vintage's velvety edge on the finish, though the cedar note lingers as well.

James Molesworth, 2016