2003 Château Giscours

2003 Château Giscours. I was looking for the more feminine side of Bordeaux tonight and I sort of found it. Lovely wine with plenty of finesse and elegance but also a boatload of fruit from the dry and hot 2003 vintage. Funky nose (in a good way), and leather/tobacco combo. Drinking beautifully right now and despite it being my last bottle of this, I am not bummed because I don’t think I drank it too early.

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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