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Margaux, Médoc, Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
A wine of great finesse and elegance. A classified growth in 1855, chateau Giscours is located in the Margaux appellation, in the communes of Labarde and Arsac, Giscours exceptional terroir presents all the qualitiesrequiredtoproduceagreatwine.Thesoilcomponentsareideal: Themagnificentgravelhilltopsdepositedbythe GaronneatthebeginningtheQuaternaryeraareoneofthekeyfeatures. The gravel plays a vitally important role, reflecting the sun’s rays and maintaining a stable temperature during the night, there- by providing ideal conditions for the ripening of the grapes.
The topography is equally important: an altitude of twenty metres for the hilltops of Petit and Grand Poujeau, and seventeen metersforthatofCantelaude,whoseslopesreachdowntothechâteauitself,inaneast-westerlydirection.Thegentleclimate isanotherbeneficialfactor.Thissubtlebalancegivestheterroiritsundeniablefinesse and elegance, combined with delicacy and power as expected of a great Margaux wine. The aging potential of this great wine is between8and20yearsorevenmoreforthemostexceptionalvintages.