Château Les Grands Chênes 2017

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A powerful and concentrated red wine from the Médoc

A prestigious property owned by Bernard Magrez since 1998, Château Les Grands Chênes is one of the key references of Bordeauxs Left Bank. With this new vintage, the Château Les Grands Chênes 2017 continues to express the estate’s unique style, also expressing the typical characteristics of wines form the Médoc.

Extending over a vineyard of 34 hectares of vines aged 40 years on average, Château les Grands Chênes enjoys a terroir closely linked to the river, as the soils are composed of Garonne gravel.

With this new vintage made by consultant oenologist Michel Rolland, the Château Les Grands Chênes 2017 demonstrates the consistent style of the estate with a very qualitative profile, despite a difficult vintage. The blend is dominated by Merlot (60%), complemented by the other favorite red grape variety of the Médoc, Cabernet Sauvignon (40%).

With a very fruit-forward profile and highly concentrated aromatic palette, the Château Les Grands Chênes 2017 already shows a beautiful expression. On the palate, it displays a nice texture, dense and well balanced. This Médoc wine shows qualities that should flourish superbly with careful ageing in the bottle.

Parker : 88-90 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2017 les Grands Chênes is medium to deep garnet-purple in color with a nose of licorice, tar, tree bark and truffles over a core of black fruits. The palate is medium-bodied and firm with a decent core of earthy fruit, finishing long and earthy.
BordeauxMedoc
Vineyard
Medoc

Alcohol
13.5

Dessert wine
No

J. Suckling
93

Vinous - A. Galloni
88-90

Wine Spectator
88

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Medoc

Color
Red

Producer
Château Les Grands Chênes

Parker
88-90

Allergens
Contains sulphites