Wine "Blason d'Issan", Margaux AOC, 2017, 375 ml
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Wine beautiful ruby-garnet color.
Charming wine with soft, rounded taste, tones of cherry, black currant and black cherry, light smoky notes and hints of truffles, good balance and long finish.
Delicate, elegant aroma of the wine reveals a bright palette with notes of blackberry, ripe cherry, truffle tart and smoke.
The wine goes well with red meat, game, poultry and cheese.
Blazon d'Issan - the so-called "second wine" Chateau d'Issan economy, and although it is not as famous as the first, however, is a good example in its class. Charming wine, is flexible and refined, specific to the terroir Margot.
Chateau d'Issan (Château d'Issan) is located in the village of Kantenak, its history dates back to the XII century. Guyenne (historical province in south-west France) was occupied by Britain. At this time, the region Margaux was divided into two domains: Moth-Margot (actually Chateau Margaux) and ILO-Kantenak (Chateau d'Issan). Then the knight Essenault built a castle Issa, who is known today and is a historical monument. In 1855 the farm was awarded the title 3-eme Grand Cru Classe. Wine Chateau d'Issan always been famous for their excellence, their revered celebrities. These wines are served at the wedding of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry Plantagenet. Chateau d'Issan was a favorite wine of the Emperor Franz Josef. The motto of the estate says: "For the royal tables and altars of the gods." Like many estates of Bordeaux Chateau d'Issan was destroyed after the First World War. Today, the castle has a reputable wine Cruz family, who bought it in 1950. Vineyards were largely replanted and restored the estate to its former splendor.
Chateau d'Issan owns 120 hectares of land, 50 hectares of which are reserved for vineyards. For the production of great wines Château d'Issan and second wine Blason D'Issan used Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Through the use of these varieties are obtained with traditional wine Margo force Pauillac.