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96pt Prieure Lichine Confidences de Prieure Lichine Margaux 2015

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2015 has been lauded by critics the world over as Bordeaux next great vintage, and after one sip of the Prieure Lichine we agree!

Made in the same polished format as the estate’s namesake wine, the Confidences combines younger vines of the estate’s sandy, gravelly soils in a wine with a bright, jubilant character. Fourteen months of aging in used oak adds a touch of class and spice to this ruby juice, without imparting the heavy tannins that take years to mellow out. A younger version of its austere, big brother, Confidences puts the soul of Margaux in a bottle that’s ready to drink today, at a price you won’t regret tomorrow.

About the wine

Prieure Lichine’s Confidences has over 2,000 Vivino ratings and the following among Francophiles to sell out on its name alone, but the 2015 has even more going for it. Since 1972, this second wine has been 1st-class caliber, and consistently beats its peers, delivering legendary quality at a shockingly affordable price.

From a fantastic vintage across Bordeaux, Prieur Lichine’s 85 hectares in Margaux have a unique mix of gravel and sand ideal for Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. The 2015 Confidences de Prieur Lichine masterfully blends the former in a deep ruby wine that bursts with the essence of Bordeaux--black fruit, a velvety-smooth texture, and tannins to age--with the benefit of a warm, and beautiful growing season.

Compared to its neighbors, this pricing is an absolute joke--NEVER have we been able to secure such prestigious wine from a legendary estate at a sub $50 price tag. Don’t blink, or this beauty will be gone.

Winemaker: Etienne Charrier
Appellation: Margaux AOC
- 96 pts, Alex Casella, WSET Advanced
- 3.9/5.0, Vivino Users
Grapes: Bordeaux Blend


3.9 Vivino Users

Among top 1% of all wines in the world in Vivino App

"A comparatively modern style of Bordeaux with bolder flavors than most." - Ellis L.

"Brilliant wine! Kept on giving and was beautiful at every stage." - Fed

96 pts, Alex Casella, WSET Advanced

"A brilliant purple ruby meets a nose of black raspberry, dark cherry, balsamic, wood spice, and fresh vanilla bean. Well groomed palate with sleek yet abundant fruit profile of blackberry jam, dark cherry and herbal undertones.  Moderate tannin with fantastic length on the finish. What a surprise in the end, as this wine delivers on many fronts and represents the vintage. Drink now and through 2025 and buy by the case. No doubt."

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