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Clos la Gaffelière Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru 1996

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Alcohol Percentage: 12 %

Chateau Gaffeliere:
The Château La Gaffelière vineyard enlarges upon 25 hectares and gazes its 22 hectares vineyard all-in-one parcel between the Ausone hill and the Pavie one. The whole favourably south oriented, receives an ideal sunshine which benefits to the 35 years old vine. Hillsides are clayey and calcareous, whereas hill-feet are more siliceous. The vineyard is planted with 80% of Merlot, 10% of Cabernet Franc and 10 % of Cabernet Sauvignon.

External Reviews for Clos la Gaffelière Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/28/2012

Fresh and vivacious, with chocolate, cherry and raspberry aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and a medium, fruity finish. Needs a bit more fruit concentration to be outstanding, but well done. Best after 1999. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 La Gaffeliere 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

This is a quintessentially elegant wine, with charm, sweet fruit, and a velvety texture. Tannin in the finish suggests it will last longer than expected. The color is a deep ruby, and the nose offers up sweet black cherries intermixed with a peppery,... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 La Gaffeliere 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/24/2011

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 La Gaffeliere 750ml



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