Château d’Issan 2018 – Margaux, Cru Classé

Château d’Issan 2018 – Margaux, Cru Classé

The nose is elegant, fine, powerful, racy, full of control/finesse and offers intensity as well as a fine captivating side. It reveals notes of bright wild cassis, cornflower/lilyand small notes of Boysen berry associated with touches of pulpy wild strawberry, liquorice/Badiane, nutmeg, camphor as well as discreet hints of fresh hazelnut, varietal (brings peps), a subtle hint of crushed almond and pepper. The palate is fruity, fresh, elegant, gourmand and offers a beautiful definition, purity, a beautiful fruit, suavity, intensity, precision as well as a small tension, silkiness, a fine straightness, a finely unctuous/fresh matter, density and a fine grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of bright cherry, pulpy raspberry and small notes of blackberry associated with touches of bright cassis as well as hints of lily, cornflower, a subtle hint of zan, black tea, chocolate, a discreet hint of sweet spices and caramelization. Tannins are elegant, supple and precise. Good length and a beautiful persistence. An imperceptible hint of roasted on the persistence/aftertaste.

Note (Score): 17.75+/20

Note (Score): 96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 03/2021

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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