Château Giscours 2011

Château Giscours (Margaux)


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The Château Giscours 2011 (£53.85) is a red wine made by Château Giscours from the region of Margaux with the best merlot and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 2011 vintage. The Château Giscours 2011 is the ideal red to combine with cheese and starters. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 88 and wine spectator: 89.

Technical sheet · Château Giscours

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Margaux (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Giscours
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP88WS89JR16RVF16B+D18
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Pairing: StartersCheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Giscours

Château Giscours 2011 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES OF Château Giscours 2011:

  • View: Purple
  • Nose: aromas of black fruit and spice with wood tannins, supreme balance
  • Mouth: fine tannins, purity, elegance and refined smooth long finish.


GRAPES: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot 3%.

WINE PAIRING: Red meat, game, cheese plate tuned.


ALCOHOL: 13.5%

Château Giscours

The first written reference to the domain of Giscours, a deed confirming the sale of the Estate for 1,000 Pounds, dates from 1330 and refers to a fortified keep. Records of Giscours' vineyards go back to 1552. Giscour's early reputation for fine wine became increasingly apparent as time went on....

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Posted on at 17.14


Château Giscours 2011

The tendency common to these last vintages is the drought, which was mainly manifested in spring
Indeed, the bud break at the end of March for all grape varieties and until the beginning of the harvest, only 170mm of water fell for an average thirty-year of about 370mm (a deficit of 1 'Order of 200 mm!) The months of April and May were the driest, which facilitated the tillage and all interventions in the vineyard at this time of the year

Given this "Mediterranean" climate, the vine did not suffer from the pressure of mildew and due to the repetition of these dry conditions, its root system developed well in depth, erasing all traces of water stress at this period
Due to these climatic conditions, the vine showed an advance of 2 to 3 weeks
Fortunately, some favorable rains in June, July and August reversed the trend in the second half of the vegetative cycle, allowing the vineyard to develop normally by continuing to make its branches appear and the volume of its berries until the end of August
The fine weather was again installed in September and throughout the harvest with significant thermal amplitudes which favored the synthesis of complex aromas especially for cabernets
The health status of the grapes remained perfect thanks to these conditions
The Petit Verdot, whose fragility makes its reputation, could be expected until the end of the harvest with exceptional phenolic maturity and a potential degree greater than 13 °.

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Posted on at 04.06

4 /5

One of the most comprehensive wine of its appellation, with tannins particularly extracts and a splendid volume mouth
A smooth attack and gracious introduced a wide palate, rich, powerful without asperities, fruity and crisp with silky tannins
A Margaux smooth and great potential

Posted on at 04.22

4 /5

Brand: CASTLE GISCOURS | Classification: 3rd Médoc Cru | Country: France | Bordeaux | Type: Red Wines | Vintage: 2011 | Volume: 75cl | Appellation: AOC Margaux | 3rd Médoc Cru | School Alcohol: 13. 5% / Vol. | Sale prohibited to minors. Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health. To consume with moderation

Posted on at 04.55

4 /5

Château Giscours, vintage 2011 in 75cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Margaux

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Reviews about Château Giscours 2005

Nico Bour
Nico Bour


Un Margaux espectacular a dejar reposar
This Château Margaux 2005 Giscours is a prestigious Bordeaux wine. A preference came to save a few more years to enjoy this fully red.
- In cup is ruby
- On the nose floral bouquet and a fantastic sense of currant and figas.
- In glass has low acidity, fruity, elegant, enveloping tannins.
A Bordeaux Médoc preserve and enjoy a great time.
Jasvier Feranndez
Jasvier Feranndez


Interesante y bueno
I agree with Nico Bour. The truth is that it is an exquisite wine storage and enjoyment. Floral wine, currant. Very good. . .

Reviews about Château Giscours 2013



It is Château Giscours in 2013 provides the elegant, with a beautiful density. Pleasantly fruity, it is nevertheless more right than its predecessors.
Château Giscours produces a second wine: Mermaid Giscours

Drink or keep: 2018 - 2021
SUPPORT: Beef, red meat

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