Château d'Issan

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend

9.244 ratings
9.210 pro ratings
Margaux, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2010 / classic smell, laurel, spicy, enormous potential, excellent balance, what an elegance!

Vintage 2010 / classic smell, laurel, spicy, enormous potential, excellent balance, what an elegance!

1 person found it helpfulDec 17th, 2019
Wes Pearson

What a bargain. Already great drinking. 2010.

What a bargain. Already great drinking. 2010.

Oct 22nd, 2015
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.6

2006 soft currant and cherry fruit cigar box spice can 60 mr 40 elegant classic style owned by the same family since 1945. Very evolved but fresh fine herb 150 hectares Very good. 2008 similar blend cooler vintage very fresh currant cigar box spice green pepper. Soft fresh an elegant classic style lots of minerality on the finish very good + a very well endowed vintage light oak cigar box spice and a gravelly mineral note very concentrated and rich wonderful balance and richness tobacco spice and that gravelly mineral note at the end excellent 40+

2006 soft currant and cherry fruit cigar box spice can 60 mr 40 elegant classic style owned by the same family since 1945. Very evolved but fresh fine herb 150 hectares Very good. 2008 similar blend cooler vintage very fresh currant cigar box spice green pepper. Soft fresh an elegant classic style lots of minerality on the finish very good + a very well endowed vintage light oak cigar box spice and a gravelly mineral note very concentrated and rich wonderful balance and richness tobacco spice and that gravelly mineral note at the end excellent 40+

Feb 22nd, 2013
Andrew Hoag

Ready to drink.

Ready to drink.

Apr 12th, 2020
Laura Purdy

Gift from one of my sweet folks from work. Made this snowy Midwestern night much better

Gift from one of my sweet folks from work. Made this snowy Midwestern night much better

Feb 27th, 2020
Evan Bienstock

2010. A little tight. Dark and brooding. A nice Friday wine. 2 hr decant.

2010. A little tight. Dark and brooding. A nice Friday wine. 2 hr decant.

Mar 16th, 2019
Christophe Dujardin

Divin. Toujours trop. Mais merveilleux de rondeur et finesse en cette annee 2010

Divin. Toujours trop. Mais merveilleux de rondeur et finesse en cette annee 2010

Sep 7th, 2018
Jean-Philip Journeault

2010

May 27th, 2018
Antonio Claudio Tarre

An extremely elegant, medium body claret that is drinking beautifully at the moment. Blueberry and cedar stand out. A high class Margaux. And certainly a wine to buy by the case.

An extremely elegant, medium body claret that is drinking beautifully at the moment. Blueberry and cedar stand out. A high class Margaux. And certainly a wine to buy by the case.

Mar 17th, 2018
Jeremy Kath

Still early on this one.

Still early on this one.

Mar 2nd, 2018