2002 La Chapelle d'Ausone Saint Emilion Grand Cru0 Ratings
2002 La Chapelle d'Ausone Saint Emilion Grand Cru
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Wine.comIn many respects, the 2002 may be even more impressive than the 2003. A far more challenging vintage to get everything right, and especially in St.-Emilion, where many disappointments have been produced, this is one of the wines of the vintage and (along with Pavie) among the finest wines from the Right Bank. It possesses a deep purple color as well as a gorgeous nose of creme de cassis, blackberries, wet stones, and wonderfully perfumed floral notes. When the wine hits the palate, it exhibits im...
International Wine CellarSaturated ruby-red. Explosive aromas of blackberry, minerals, violet, espresso and bitter chocolate. Fine-grained and pliant but with terrific precision of flavor and grip. Finishes juicy and very long, with substantial dusty tannins and excellent life and lift.
Wine AdvocateRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate