1995 Chateau Ausone Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé
22 Ratings
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22 Ratings
1995 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
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  • Decanter
    (From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Fairly deep red; lean oaky nose that developed elegance with aeration; medium-bodied, svelte, concentrated, quite firm, a touch rugged and less elegant than nose, indeed somewhat dull; quite good length.
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) "A tiny production of just over 1,300 cases will make the 2005 Ausone impossible to find, but proprietor Alain Vauthier continues to exhibit the Midas touch with his perfectionist efforts at this estate. This brilliant, blue/black-hued offering reveals an extraordinarily youthful, but promising nose of incense, blueberries, blackberries, currants, licorice, and crushed rocks. This intense 2005 boasts powerful, super-layered, multidimensional flavors with tremendous extraction, yet they come acros...