Chateau du Tertre, Margaux, Bordeaux, 2018

Chateau du Tertre, Margaux, Bordeaux, 2018

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The Chateau du Tertre is a thousand-year-old estate whose vineyard, stretching over 52 hectares, remains unchanged since 1855. During the 19th Century, the Chateau de Tertre wines rose to worldwide fame, especially thanks to the 1855 classification which established the Chateau as a Margaux Grand Cru Classe. 

Soil: Perfectly drained gravelly knolls from 3 to 5 m
Planted area: 52 ha
Grape varieties: 43 % Cabernet Sauvignon - 33 % Merlot - 19 % Cabernet Franc – 5 % Petit Verdot
Age of vines: Old vines planted between 1961 and 1965

Type of barrels: 100 % French oak barrels (fine grain and medium toast), 45% new, 55% 2nd use.
Ageing time: 15-17 months

Lovely sweetness and flavour. Silky and fresh and very elegant. Rich top notes, supportive tannic structure, complex nose with floral tones. Black fruits and cigar box tones on a controlled palate. Great length. 

Drink 2024-2035, maybe longer!

James Suckling: 94-95 / 100

Wine Advocate: 89-91 / 100

Decanter: 92 / 100

Special discount available: Unmixed case of 12 bottles for the price of 10!*

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