Le Blanc du Château Prieuré-Lichine 1999

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Good medium ruby. Inky aromas of cassis, licorice and mint. Initially a bit dry and rigid, but showed better fruit intensity, pliancy and fat with ... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/13/2012

Good medium ruby. Inky aromas of cassis, licorice and mint. Initially a bit dry and rigid, but showed better fruit intensity, pliancy and fat with aeration. Finishes with slightly drying, tongue-dusting tannins, good length and a late hint of dark ch... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1999 Prieure-Lichine 750ml


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The vineyard which provides the grapes for the production of white wine was created in 1990 on a small 1.5 hectare plot in the commune of Arsac. Thanks to the vineyard's sandy-gravel soils over a subsoil of clay, the wine achieves amazing complexity. Its fatness and aromatic finesse are brought by an ageing on fine lees in Burgundy barrels.

The vineyard which provides the grapes for the production of white wine was created in 1990 on a small 1.5 hectare plot in the commune of Arsac. Thanks to the vineyard's sandy-gravel soils over a subsoil of clay, the wine achieves amazing complexity. Its fatness and aromatic finesse are brought by an ageing on fine lees in Burgundy barrels.

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Closure: Cork

Notes: 50% new oak barrels


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