Château Ausone En Primeur 2009

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55% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot. A closed and reserved wine at this moment with much to show down the road. The backward bouquet has some earthy not... Read more

Such a dreamy, perfumed aroma to this wine. Full-bodied, but wonderfully polished and integrated. It touches every millimeter of your palate and th... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/03/2010

55% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot. A closed and reserved wine at this moment with much to show down the road. The backward bouquet has some earthy notes. There's ripe fruit to be had with the tannin structure completely integrated by the fruit at this p... Chuck Hayward. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Ausone 6000ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2011

Such a dreamy, perfumed aroma to this wine. Full-bodied, but wonderfully polished and integrated. It touches every millimeter of your palate and the texture makes you want to cry. It touches your soul. Goes on for minutes. Another perfect red? Score ... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Ausone 750ml


Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 Chateau Ausone boasts deep, sensuous blackberry aromas followed by a seductive, creamy cassis palate with a high level of superbly crafted tannins. The mouthwatering palate is characterised by intense flavours of dark berries and notes of cedar. This has all the properties of a true Grand Vin that will last for many years and has received great reviews all around: Robert Parker awarded this impressive wine 95-97+ points, commenting, "There is a striking precision, minerality and purity to Ausone". The 97-100 points awarded by Wine Spectator reflect this Ausone's quality: "Full-bodied, but wonderfully polished and integrated...Another perfect red?"

The 2009 Chateau Ausone boasts deep, sensuous blackberry aromas followed by a seductive, creamy cassis palate with a high level of superbly crafted tannins. The mouthwatering palate is characterised by intense flavours of dark berries and notes of cedar. This has all the properties of a true Grand Vin that will last for many years and has received great reviews all around: Robert Parker awarded this impressive wine 95-97+ points, commenting, "There is a striking precision, minerality and purity to Ausone". The 97-100 points awarded by Wine Spectator reflect this Ausone's quality: "Full-bodied, but wonderfully polished and integrated...Another perfect red?"

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