2020 Confidences de Prieuré-Lichine, Margaux, France

Underripe plum, vanilla, and tobacco immediately jump out on the nose. Firm tannins, cherry and touch of currant come together wonderfully on the palate.

$32.99
$32.99

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ABOUT THIS WINE

Confidences de Prieuré-Lichine is the second wine for Château Prieure-Lichine, which is a Fourth Classified Growth in Margaux

The 2020 Confidences de Prieuré-Lichine is a blend of 80% Merlot and
20% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged in 40% new French oak and 60% second fill barrels.

To respect the integrity of the fruit, the grapes are brought to the estate in crates and are sorted by hand on a vibrating table followed by optical sorting. The grapes are transferred to the vats using the gravity-flow method and without being crushed. Vatting time is 28 to 30 days. 

ABOUT THIS PRODUCER

Château Prieure-Lichine produces fine Margaux wines that express the singularity of this superb appellation, located on the left bank of the Bordeaux region.

Chateau du Prieure de Cantenac became Chateau Prieure-Lichine when it was bought by the charismatic Alexis Lichine, the "Pope of Wine" in 1951. Following his passing in 1989, his son Sacha took over the running of the estate until 1999, when the estate became part of the Ballande group.

The philosophy of Chateau Prieure-Lichine revolves around excellence and the production of great wines that reveal the full expression and diversity of the fine Margaux terroirs.

Chateau Prieure-Lichine’s vineyards spread over 85 hectares. Composed of Garonne gravel, this typical terroir enjoys the heat from the sun during the day and reflects it at night, this ensures the optimal ripeness of the grapes.

30 hectares are dedicated to the production of Confidences de Prieure-Lichine, Chateau Prieure-Lichine Second Wine. The vines are 20 years old on average and are planted on gravelly-sandy soils. Following the advice of the famous consultant oenologist, Stephane Derenoncourt, Confidences de Prieure-Lichine 2020 is made from a selection of young vines, with the same precision and attention to detail as the estate's Grand Vin.

Details:

Grape(s) Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Farming Sustainable