Du Tertre is situated at one of the highest points in Margaux:a small rise (tertre, in French) of gravel. It perhaps lays claim to having been the earliest purveyor of chateau-bottled wine, since one of its owner in the 17th century was a renowned glass blower who created the jeroboam bottle and engaged in some bottling of his own wine. By the 1960s the property was in decline and was bought by Philippe Gasqueton, owner of Calon-Ségur. On the death of M Gasqueton in 1995 Du Tertre was sold to the Jelgersma family, oweners of Château Giscours. The vineyard here is unusual in that it is one single block of vines. There are 53.5 hectares of vines here.
Case of 12 Bottles
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duty paid price: £536.14
N.B. 50% Cab Sauv, 30% Merlot and 20% Cab Franc A deep ruby purple Really quite a tannic nose, with the fruit a touch closed, although floral notes escape with agitation. There's a hint of mint to the blackcurrant fruit. Really good, cool, creamy fruit. The tannins are rich and integrated and very nicely ripe. Long and dead straight. Just good claret. Bowes Wine original note
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