Château Rauzan-ségla

+33(0)5 57 88 82 10 Rue Alexis Millardet
MARGAUX, 33460
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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 Read more »

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    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Grenache

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  • 2009 is coming so over-priced and 2010 as well, i still enjoy old vintages that ... the American palad would be Chateau Rauzan Segla and the ones that suit me is Chateau D'Issan,  Beychevelle, Ducru-BeaucaillouFirst growths are untouchab Read More

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  •    I just posted almost all of my notes on Bordeaux 2012 on my ... not please me that much. The Chateau Rauzan Segla Margaux 2001 was certainly smooth with a bit of meatiness that was not exactly screaming "Margaux elegance" and it was a touch short. But flavorful. Perhaps not the best vintage for this otherwise excellent estate.  It was great... Read More

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  • Rauzan Segla Margaux Premier 2010


    Sehr geschmeidig, fast "milchig". Viel Beeren, bereits abgerundete Tannine. Der wird GROSS! Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Château Rauzan-Ségla Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2006


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    Wine review by matpadua

  • Château Rauzan-Ségla Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2006


    Bright, spritely blend of flavors in the typically palate pleasing bordeaux style. Read More

    Wine review by donealrice

  •  Over the course of the last few months, the Bordeaux 2009′s have started hitting the shelves. With hot, dry weather throughout the growing season, this vintage has been receiving great reviews. Willow Park Wines here in Calgary, AB brought the 09′s out last Friday night and offered customers a chance to taste a nice line up of them at their ann... Read More

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  • Chateau Rauzan-Segla Margaux Grand Cru Classe Bordeaux Red 1999


    Feiner, runder Wein mit herrlichen Tannine. Kräftig und vollmundig, starker Geschmack nach Waldbeeren und Cassis. Ein absolutes Highlight! Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Anyone going this year?If you were ever going to go, this should be the year since the famed 2009 vintage will be poured.For the LA event on January 20th, Wally's is offering a pre-event tasting an hour before featuring back vintages of Chateau Giscours, Vieux Chateau Certan, Troplong Mondot, Haut Bailly, Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafite, and a c... Read More

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  • Greetings all,I have just returned from Shanghai, where I was invited to be a ... heaven. As John Kolasa of Chateau Rauzan Segla remarked at my table, it was probably better on the Right Bank. Still, the wine was fine. It had a mature Graves like flavor, but the edgy tannins seemed to dominate. Speaking of Rauzan Segla, we enjoyed the 1986 ver... Read More

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  • OK, expect several other Bordeaux chateaux  to experience price rises in the near future. We saw it happen when the Chinese went gaga over first growths, as well as DRC. Now RP is helping the Bordelaise spread the net a bit further.He's helped Hong Kong auctioneers ("Wine Future Hong Kong" on Nov. 8)  with a category he apparently calls the 'Mag... Read More

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