Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2018 750ml - Stone Gate Wine & Spirits
Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2018 750ml
SKU: FRBDX-ISSNMRGX-2018

Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2018

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750ml
$104.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Margaux
Brand Chateau d'Issan
Alcohol/vol 13.97%
Château d'Issan 2018 is intense and well-crafted. The final blend took place in mid-January with an obvious, well-balanced selection. The 2018 vintage of Château d'Issan has intensity. The precision of the Merlot fruit is offering a great attack on the palate. It moves on to become more profound thanks to the Cabernet in this great vintage, reminiscent of 2016.
Wine Advocate
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The 2018 D'Issan is composed of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot, aging in 50% new and 50% second year barrels for an estimated 18 months. With 13.97% alcohol and a deep garnet-purple color, it features baked berries, warm cherries and cassis with spice box and fragrant earth plus tea hints. Medium to full-bodied, it has a great core of muscular fruit with firm, fine-grained tannins, with nice freshness, finishing layered with mineral notions.

April 23, 2019
Vinous
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The 2018 d'Issan is a potent, backward wine that is going to need a number of years to come into its own. Dark and brooding, with serious intensity, the 2018 shows off real depth in its blue/purplish fruit, chocolate, spice, smoke and leather flavors. The tannins are imposing today, but, then again, everything about the 2018 feels large in scale. I can't wait to see how the 2018 ages.

March 2021
Jeb Dunnuck
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The top wine, the 2018 Château D'Issan is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot that spent 18 months in 50% new French oak. It offers a beautiful, singular bouquet of blackcurrants, new leather, smoked tobacco, scorched earth, and camphor. This carries to a medium to full-bodied, seamless Margaux with wonderful tannins, beautifully integrated acidity, and just a flawlessly balanced, elegant, layered style that's going to evolve for 20-25 years. It's one classy 2018 that has loads to love.

March 11, 2021

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