Grape Variety: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2023
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 13%
Blason d’Issan, is Chateau d’Issan’s second wine, was introduced from 1995 onwards to enable selection amongst their 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.
The Blason d'Issan 2017 A silky, full-medium bodied wine. Developing a softer texture over time, flavours of tobacco and ripe red fruits dominate.
- Medium to deep garnet-purple colored,
- Features cassis, plums and earth on the nose with an undercurrent of bay leaves and tobacco
- The palate is medium to full-bodied, firm and grainy with good concentration and length
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