Château Rauzan Gassies Margaux
26 Ratings
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26 Ratings
Château Rauzan Gassies Margaux

Wine Details

Region

FranceBordeaux

Wine Description

Evolved bouquet of earth, leaf, spice and cherry. Better fruit on the palate than the nose, showing natural ripeness and Margaux elegance.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) A beautiful ample and generous wine, very soft, charming. Good smooth fruit, lively vigour and some depth, anything beautiful spicy finish.

Varietal

Bordeaux Blend

Style

Red

Region

BordeauxFrance

Evolved bouquet of earth, leaf, spice and cherry. Better fruit on the palate than the nose, showing natural ripeness and Margaux elegance.

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    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1961 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/96.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2005 Vintage) This very ripe and slightly viscous bottling makes comparisons to California Cabernet inevitable, and, from its sweet and mildly mocha-like nose to its rounded, ever so slightly soft palatal feel, it would be right at home in a crowd of Napa's best. If showing some tannin at the finish, it is never astringent or tough, and it should come into its own relatively soon.
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) "Significantly better from bottle than it was from barrel, the 2005 Rauzan-Gassies appears to be the finest wine this estate has ever produced. Dense purple-hued with a beautiful perfume of camphor, creme de cassis, licorice, bay leaf, and incense, it is a full-bodied, stunningly concentrated, broad, rich Margaux with lovely integrated tannins. This backward 2005 will handsomely repay cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2030+."