Nestled in the heart of Bordeaux's vineyards, Château Giscours stands as a testament to the region's rich winemaking heritage. With roots dating back centuries, this estate has maintained a strong reputation for producing exceptional wines that embody the spirit of Margaux. A beautiful Bordeaux gem within the Honest Grapes collection that is a spectacular honour to have in our cellar!
Giscours has a deep history, with origins tracing back to the 14th century. However, it was in the 19th century that the estate truly flourished, solidifying its position among Margaux's esteemed wineries. In the renowned Bordeaux Classification of 1855, Giscours earned the status of Third Growth, a recognition that reflects its enduring quality and significance.
Today, the Albada Jelgersma family oversees Château Giscours with unwavering dedication. This family-driven approach blends tradition and innovation seamlessly. With skilled winemakers who intimately understand the terroir, the estate's 90 hectares of vineyards boast gravel-rich soils that are quintessential to the Margaux style.
The wines of Château Giscours mirror the elegance and finesse for which Margaux is celebrated. Crafted from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot, these wines offer a harmonious fusion of flavours textures, and aromas. From the accessible charm of its second wine, La Sirène de Giscours, to the profound depth of its grand vin, each bottle carries Giscours' distinctive mark.
In recent years, Château Giscours has embraced sustainable practices and precise vineyard management, elevating its wines to new heights. By embracing modern techniques while staying true to tradition, the estate captures the authentic character of its terroir. The result is wines that encapsulate the unique essence of Margaux.