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Château Marquis de Terme 2015 Magnum

Bordeaux - Margaux - 4ème Grand Cru Classé - Château Marquis de Terme

4th Grand Cru Classé in 1855

$107.38
Magnum 1,5L
In stock
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Stored in air-conditioned cellar
Stored in air-conditioned cellar
Data sheets
Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon 60%
Merlot 35%
Petit Verdot 5%
Château Marquis de Terme

Château Marquis de Terme

The Château Marquis de Terme is a very pretty reference of the great wines of Margaux, renowned for its fruit and finesse. It was in 1762 that the Marquis de Terme gave his name to this property, which he received by marriage as a dowry from his wife.

Thomas Jefferson, US ambassador to France, praised it in his travel notes in 1787, ranking it among his favorites. 

The Château Marquis de Terme was awarded the title of Fourth Grand Cru Classé in the prestigious 1855 classification, published for the Paris Universal Exhibition. The property has belonged to the Sénéclauze family since 1935, who continue to contribute to its qualitative development: respect for the environment, plot management and tailor-made vinification help reveal the Extraordinary potential of its terroir.

The vineyard covers 39 hectares of vines, planted with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. It is located on gravelly soils with deep clay in places. The wines are aged for 18 months in French oak barrels, 50% of which are new.

One Second wine is produced by the estate, La Couronne de Marquis de Terme.

Château Marquis de Terme is renowned for the splendor and gourmandise of its wines, which offer a beautiful expression of the Margaux terroir and stand out for their seductive side.

Critics Château Marquis de Terme 2015 Magnum.

Wine Advocate - Robert Parker
92/100
James Suckling
94/100
Wine Spectator
92/100
Jancis Robinson
16.5/20
Vinous - A. Galloni
93/100

Description Château Marquis de Terme 2015 Magnum.

Nature graced the Bordeaux vineyards with a very fine vintage in 2015. The climatic conditions were ideal throughout the vine cycle in the Margaux appellation. Flowering, veraison and ripening benefited each time from a privileged climate. The harvest was carried out serenely with berries of excellent oenological quality.

Blend of the 2015 vintage: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot.

The robe is a dark red color, with elegant garnet tinted reflections.

The nose reveals a beautiful purity of fruit, with notes of black cherry, raspberry and black currant, enhanced by pepper and cocoa.

The attack is supple, giving way to a silky and dense body carried by elegant tannins. Evolving with precision on greedy flavors of red berries and spices, it rises crescendo in volume and freshness. It blooms on a long, fruity and persistent finish. A Margaux wine of great finesse.

Food and wine pairing:

Château Marquis de Terme 2015 in magnum will pair deliciously with a Châteaubriand with truffle sauce, a famous roast chicken, duck breast with Pinot Noir sauce, venison hazelnuts or veal grenadin with morel sauce.

For a pairing with cheese, prefer pressed and uncooked cheeses: cantal, old mimolette, morbier, saint-nectaire and tomme de Savoie. It can also be enjoyed with Brie de Meaux, Gouda or Salers.

For dessert, it will be particularly exquisite with a raspberry and chocolate charlotte, Ricardo Larrivée's chocolate cake or a praline entremet.

Cellaring potential and tasting:

Château Marquis de Terme 2015 in magnum can wait another 15 years in the cellar, reaching its peak between 2038 and 2040. Indeed, the large capacity of the format gives the wine a greater potential for aging.

However, it can be enjoyed today if properly prepared. To do so, make sure to place the bottle in the serving room at room temperature the night before and open it. If not, open and decant the bottle ideally 6 to 7 hours before the tasting.

The bottles will be kept in the cellar, protected from light, lying down, at an optimal hygrometric degree of 70%.

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