Giscours has a rich history dating back to the 14th century. A defensive dungeon overlooked a wild and inhospitable countryside.
In 1552, Pierre de Lhomme, a rich draper from Bordeaux bought the noble
house of "Guyscoutz", built a vast estate around it and planted the
The wine adventure was on the march, and the successors of our rich
merchant, in turn, made their contribution to this formidable building.
In the nineteenth century, under the leadership of the Promised,
Pescatore and other Cruse Giscours is adorned with its finery:
transformation of the castle neoclassical palace, landscaping a park
with rare species by the landscape Eugene Bülher, Modernization of
production tools with the construction of huge farm buildings, including
the famous "Ferme Suzanne" ... The story of Giscours is fascinating and
the innumerable anecdotes ... In 1995, Eric Albada Jelgersma, Dutch
businessman takes over the exploitation and undertakes a meticulous work
of restoration of the vineyard as well as the renovation of the
buildings to restore all the nobility which befits this Third Grand Cru
Classé of 1855.
These are the secrets of a great wine that connoisseurs of the taste
buds of the connoisseur warned all glass of wine from Château Giscours.
Raised in oak barrels of high quality, the wine acquires over the
months its complexity, subtly uniting its aromas of black fruits and
spices with wood tannins, to achieve the ultimate balance.
The high mass of assemblages, an important step in the development of
this great vintage, mobilizes the most advanced faculties of the cellar
master and his team.
In the end, all the classicism of a great Margaux: finesse of tannins,
purity, soft and refined elegance, great length in the mouth.
For those who will know how to wait for it, the wine of Giscours, this
intellectual wine as certain connoisseurs call it, will reveal all its
complexity and will fill it with its secrets ...
"Who knows how to taste never drinks wine again, but tastes secrets" -Salvador Dali
"Who knows how to taste never drinks wine again, but tastes secrets"