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Château Durfort-Vivens 2ème Cru Classé Margaux a.c 2011

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Intensive Veilchen-Aromen, Traubenkirschen und feine Trüffelnoten. Robuster Charakter, voll im Geschmack, tiefgründig und mit feinen Tanninen ausgestattet.

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Château Durfort-vivens:
Château DURFORT-VIVENS owes its name to the Durfort de Duras, a powerful family in the South-West of France that came to Margaux in the fourteenth century. In 1824, the Viscount of Vivens’ name was added to that of Durfort. The estate was at the height of its fame: the 1844 vintage sold for more than any of the other Second Crus in the Margaux appellation. The quality of the Durfort wine began... Read more
Château DURFORT-VIVENS owes its name to the Durfort de Duras, a powerful family in the South-West of France that came to Margaux in the fourteenth century. In 1824, the Viscount of Vivens’ name was added to that of Durfort. The estate was at the height of its fame: the 1844 vintage sold for more than any of the other Second Crus in the Margaux appellation. The quality of the Durfort wine began to be appreciated at the end of the eighteenth century. Thomas Jefferson, the American ambassador in France and future president, was a wine connoisseur and ranked it directly after Lafite, Latour and Margaux in his fascinating travel diaries. The 1855 classification confirmed his opinion, ranking the wine as a Second Cru Classé. In 1937 the estate was bought by the company owning Château Margaux, whose main shareholder at that time was the Lurton family. In 1961 Lucien Lurton, a great lover and protector of wine-producing terroirs, acquired and restored this exceptional vineyard. In 1992, his son Gonzague inherited the property. He modernized its operation with a view to developing the terroir’s unique qualities. Read less

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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2008 11/12/2013

Intensive Veilchen-Aromen, Traubenkirschen und feine Trüffelnoten. Robuster Charakter, voll im Geschmack, tiefgründig und mit feinen Tanninen ausgestattet.



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Intensive Veilchen-Aromen, Traubenkirschen und feine Trüffelnoten. Robuster Charakter, voll im Geschmack, tiefgründig und mit feinen Tanninen ausgestattet.

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