1879 Chateau Ausone Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé
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22 Ratings
1879 Chateau Ausone Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

Wine Description

(From 2007 Vintage) The 2007 vintage has an intense color with crushed blackberry reflections. The complex and charming nose, with aromas dominated by woody and balsamic notes. with aromas of ripe red fruit and floral. On the palate the tannins are soft coated in notes of black fruits.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1990 Vintage) Château Ausone is St. Emilions superstar, the quality equivalent of a Médoc first growth. Dense, rich, subtle and yet not heavy, it is one of the longest-lived, most elegant and concentrated Bordeaux wines. Château Ausone is known for elegance, finesse, and extraordinary personality and concentration. Its fascinatingly complex aromatics (of characteristic crushed stone and minerals accompanied by black currants, plums and licorice) are evenly matched by intense -- but not heavy - flavors in great...

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Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/87