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Blason d'Issan 2018

Blason d'Issan 2018
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The typicality of a red Grand Vin from Margaux

A beautiful reference of its appellation, the Second Wine of the Château d’Issan – the Blason d’Issan – offers a beautiful expression of Margaux.

At Château d'Issan, a magnificent property on the left bank of Bordeaux, 2018 will be remembered as a year marked by strong climatic contrasts. Following a rainy winter and spring, the beautiful summer months arrived, bringing radiant sunshine all the way up to the harvest date. The thermal amplitude between hot days and cool nights favoured the ripening of all grape varieties.

At Château d'Issan, the grape harvest began on September 24 with the Merlot and ended on October 11 with the Cabernet, yielding small fruit with thick skins and silky tannins. The "haute-couture" vinification was carried out with the greatest respect for both the fruit and terroir, favouring very gentle pump-overs.

Blending Cabernet Sauvignon (52%) and Merlot (48%), the Blason d’Issan 2018 offers radiant and intense fruit aromas on the nose, while the palate reveals a beautifully precise and refined texture. A great vintage of Blason d’Issan.

Parker : 88-90 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Blason d'Issan is scented of earth, herbs, warm plums and cassis with tar hints. The palate is medium to full-bodied, firm and grainy with a lively backbone and savory finish.
BordeauxMargaux
Alcohol
14

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

Environment
Sustainable viticulture

J. Suckling
94

Vinous - A. Galloni
90

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Margaux

Color
Red

Producer
Château d'Issan

Classification
2nd wine of Ch. d'Issan

Parker
88-90

Allergens
Contains sulphites

Is promo
No

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