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Château Rauzan-Ségla Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 1982

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Château Rauzan-ségla:
The history of Chateau Rauzan-Segla started in the reign of Louis XIV, when Pierre de Rauzan acquired the estate in 1 661. This wealthy man, a leading and well-reputed Bordeaux wine trader, also became the tax farmer of Chateau Margaux and Chateau Latour. Over the years, generations of the Rauzan family succeeded to the running of the estate, as they were to become Counsellors of the Bordeaux P... Read more
The history of Chateau Rauzan-Segla started in the reign of Louis XIV, when Pierre de Rauzan acquired the estate in 1 661. This wealthy man, a leading and well-reputed Bordeaux wine trader, also became the tax farmer of Chateau Margaux and Chateau Latour. Over the years, generations of the Rauzan family succeeded to the running of the estate, as they were to become Counsellors of the Bordeaux Parliament as well. Rauzan-Segla wines grew in reputation in a remarkable way and were some of the most highly rated in Bordeaux. They delighted many well-known figures, most famously Thomas Jefferson who came across this wine during his visit to the vineyards of Bordeaux, placing an order for several cases of it. He thus became a fervent admirer of Rauzan-Segla wines. Some decades later the 1855 classification ranked Chateau Rauzan-Segla as a Second Growth. Frederic Cruse, the estate's owner, had the current chateau built in 1 903. He approached the architect Louis Garros, who drew his inspiration from the original Perigord-style buildings in the construction of the chateau, as well as G. Le Breton to design the park and green spaces. Then time went by, and the Chateau gradually fell into a slumber... It wasn't until 1 994 that the complete renovation of the estate returned the Chateau and grounds to their original splendour. The patina of age, the climbing rose bushes, the hydrangeas, blond Bourg stone and verdant lawns - today everything radiates the tranquil calm of a residence filled with opulent charm. Read less

External Reviews for Château Rauzan-Ségla Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/24/2012

A rich, plush wine. Shows blackberry and chocolate character, with a hint of cedar. Full-bodied and thick, yet very velvety, with lots of sweet fruit on the finish.--1982 Bordeaux horizontal. Drink now. (JS) Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1982 Rauzan-Segla (Rausan-Segla) 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/27/2011

Deep red. Slightly funky, herbaceous nose dominated by aromas of leather and earth. Supple on entry, then rather diffuse in the middle. Dried out quickly in the glass, showing prune and fruit cake notes and signs of incipient oxidation. 83 points Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1982 Rauzan-Segla (Rausan-Segla) 750ml


External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

2me Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

2ème Cru Classé



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