2021 Château du Tertre Les Hauts du Tertre Margaux
Château du Tertre is a more than 1000 year old estate in Arsac, within the boundaries of the Margaux appellation. The winery was founded by the noble D'Arsac family in the year 1143. In 1997, the Château came into the hands of the Albada Jelgersma family, who also own Château Giscours. Last year the castle was sold again, this time to the Helfrich family. Chateau Du Tertre which is classified with the 5th Grand Cru Classé.
Les Hauts du Tertre is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 18% Petit Verdot. This wine is the second wine from this famous Château. The second wine is made from slightly younger vines, that is the only difference from the first wine. After vinification, the wine matures for 15-17 months in oak barrels, of which 45% are new barrels. The wine is intense and full of aromas of black fruit and cocoa in a firm structure. Les Hauts du Tertre has a concentrated and structured Bordeaux with charm and finesse. A wide and nuanced range of flavors (velvety black fruit, luxurious wood tones and other shades).
|Type of Wine
|Château du Tertre
|Drinking as of
|James Suckling rating
|Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tannines
|Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard