Blason d'Issan Margaux 2019
|France, Bordeaux, Margaux
The 2019 Blason d'Issan is a pretty, fruity second wine to drink over the next decade or so. Crème de cassis, licorice, grilled herbs, lavender and dark spices are front and center. This elegant, mid-weight Margaux is all class.
The 2019 Blason d'Issan has a deep garnet-purple color and opens with scents of raspberry pie, warm plums and blackcurrant pastilles plus touches of garrique, tobacco leaf and dusty soil with a hint of bay leaves. Medium-bodied, the palate is refreshing with an approachable, soft texture, filling the mouth with crunchy red and black fruits, finishing with a lively herbal note.
The 2019 Blason D'Issan is a solid second wine, offering ripe, chocolaty black cherry and darker currant fruits, nicely integrated oak, notes of cedary spice and tobacco, and a good finish. It's a mouth-filling, balanced, undeniably delicious second wine to drink over the coming decade.