Chateau d'Issan 2009

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Tasting Notes

"A strong effort from proprietor Emmanuel Cruse, d’Issan’s 2009 was fashioned from minuscule yields of 18 hectoliters per hectare, and its 13.7% natural alcohol set a record at this estate. Composed of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon and 38% Merlot, it exhibits a classic Margaux fragrance of acacia flowers/violets, blueberries, cassis, licorice and camphor. Opulent and full-bodied with silky tannins as well as a rich, dense style, it will be interesting to compare the 2009 with the brilliant 2000 and 2005 over the next two to three decades. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2035+"  93 Points, Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, February 2012



Food Pairing Suggestions

Duck, Grilled preparations, Red Meat, Roasted Root Vegetables, Wild Game

France, Bordeaux
Grape Varietal:
65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot
$106.00 each
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