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Château Prieuré-Lichine (5L imperial) 2001

$1714.50 per bottle

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"This is one of my favourite (and better value) châteaux from the famous Margaux commune.

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"This is one of my favourite (and better value) châteaux from the famous Margaux commune.

"When this property hired Stéphane Derenoncourt, the famous and hugely-respected wine consultant, this estate's quality went to a whole new level.

"The other Margaux estates making wine of this quality all cost more."

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89 ...it is a pretty, delicate effort revealing a dark ruby colour along with floral, red currant, cranberry, and black fruit characteristics, a medium-bodied texture, good density, and an early drinking style. Enjoy it over the next decade.
Name Château Prieuré-Lichine
Vintage 2001
Type Rouge / Red
Appellation Margaux
Classification 4em Cru Classé (4th growth)
Grape Varieties Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Cabernet Franc
Format 4.5L imperial
Average Age of Vines 30 years old
Production 240,000 bottles
Soil Gunzian gravel over clay
Winemaking 28-30 days' fermentation and maceration in concrete vats
Ageing 18 months in oak barrels (50% new oak)
Website http://www.prieure-lichine.fr/
Food Pairings Beef; Mushrooms; Grilled Meat
Occasions Romantic Dinner; Celebrations; Business Dinner; Anniversary
When to Drink Enjoy over the next 10 Years