Château Prieuré-Lichine 2011

Château Prieuré-Lichine 2011
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Prieure-Lichine 2011 was born in a complex vintage year. The unique potential of Prieure-Lichine vineyard made, once again, all the difference during unusually challenging times. In the end, this atypical vintage produced distinguished, powerful Cabernets with astonishing effects on the hue and on the concentration. On the other hand, the Merlot brought volume, flesh, and opulence to the mid-palate. Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2011 is filled with charm and accessible. Margaux enthusiasts will be delighted to enjoy this wine while patiently waiting for 2009 and 2010 to peak.

Parker : 90 / 100
J. Robinson : 16 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Typically, the quintessential feminine side of Margaux is represented by Prieure-Lichine-s 2011. Floral, raspberry, black cherry and currant notes intermixed with spice box are present in this deep ruby/purple-colored effort. The richness builds incrementally and becomes more impressive than it initially seems. A well-made, supple-textured, delicious 2011, it is an undeniable success for the vintage. Enjoy it over the next 15+ years.
BordeauxMargaux
Alcohol
13

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable viticulture

J. Robinson
16

J. Suckling
91

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
90

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Margaux

Color
Red

Producer
Château Prieuré-Lichine

Classification
4e cru classe

Parker
90

Allergens
Contains sulphites