Source: 115, Wine Advocate; Issue Date: 23rd Feb 1998 (RP-88-90)
A sleeper, Du Tertre’s 1996 exhibits a black ruby/purple color, a sweet black fruit-scented nose, medium to full body, well-integrated tannin, and fine purity and depth. This wine should age nicely, yet have a degree of accessibility young. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2018. Readers should be aware that this property was recently sold by Madame Gasqueton (the proprietor of Calon-Segur) to a Dutchman named Eric Jelgersma, also the new proprietor of Chateau Giscours.
Drink Date: 2004 – 2018
Chateau du Tertre (Margaux AOC): This Classified Growth in 1855 is the first label of Chateau du Tertre. It is of great sweetness and flavour. Silky and freshness are combined in this flask to bring you the elegance expected of a great Margaux wine. The aging potential of this great wine is between 8 and 20 years or even more for the most exceptional vintages.