Château Prieuré-Lichine  2016 – Margaux, Cru Classé

Château Prieuré-Lichine  2016 – Margaux, Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, racy, well-balanced, on the fruit and offers power/concentration. It reveals notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy/ripe wild raspberry and touches of fleshy/juicy cassis associated with fine touches of spices, Cuben/gray pepper, gravels/terroir, toasted/caramelization, violet, a discreet hint of ripe almond as well as a very discreet hint of cocoa and grilled (on the finish). The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced, fine, straight, silky, elegant and offers a beautiful definition, gourmandize, a beautiful tension, an acidulous frame, precision, suavity, a good finesse of the grain as well as an aerial side. On the palate this wine expresses nots of juicy blackberry and fleshy/juicy raspberry associated with touches of cassis, small touches of cocoa, cornflower as well as touches of gravels, caramelization and a discreet hint of chocolate. Tannins are elegant, silky and wellbuilt. Good length.

Note (Score): 17+/20

Note (Score): 94-95/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

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)