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2017 Blason d'Issan, Margaux

2017 Blason d'Issan, Margaux

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Château d’Issan is in the middle of the Margaux appellation, a truly privileged location, which explains the outstanding quality of its wines. The mild weather, regulated by being close to the sea and the Gironde Estuary, provides ideal conditions for vine growth. It is classified as a third growth in the 1855 Classification of Bordeaux.

Blason d’Issan, the second wine, was introduced from 1995 onwards to enable selection amongst our vines growing in the Margaux appellation area. Fruit from our youngest vines is used to produce this wine, which respects the identity of its terroir, while offering a tasty round fruitiness, which can be enjoyed earlier. Blason d’Issan is also aged in barrels for 14 to 16 months, one third of which are new. Annual production is around 120,000 bottles.


2017 Blason d'Issan

60% Cabernet Sauvignon - 40% Merlot

“Wine Advocate” (March, 2020) – 87 Points

Lisa Perrotti-Brown (drink 2020 – 2028)

“Medium to deep garnet-purple in color, the nose of the 2017 Blason d'Issan is spicy with earth and tobacco undertones and black and red currants plus a waft of potpourri. Medium-bodied, it has a good fruit core, soft, plush tannins and an earthy finish.”