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Margaux Rauzan Segla 1988

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2ème Cru Classé

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

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Snooth User: Annina
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2.50 5
05/29/2008

Two and a half glasses


External Reviews for Margaux Rauzan Segla

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/08/2010

One of the vintage's most impressive as well as backward wines, Rauzan-Segla's 1988 still exhibits a youthful, dark ruby/purple color, and a tight but promising nose of black fruits, minerals, and smoke. Full-bodied, powerful, tannic, and rich, this ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1988 Rauzan-Segla (Rausan-Segla) 1500ml


External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

2me Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

2ème Cru Classé


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Wine red 1988 Chateau Rauzan Segla Frankreich Region: Bordeaux Apellation: Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon blend 750 ml. 91 RP Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
11/28/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1988 - Chateau Rauzan Segla - Frankreich - Region: Bordeaux - Apellation: Bordeaux - Cabernet Sauvignon blend - 750 ml. 91 RP



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