Ausone Saint-Émilion 2000 Bottle size: 750ml

France, Bordeaux
R22,500
In stock
(1 In Stock)

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99
DEC
'The incredible succulent power in Ausone puts a different perspective on other wines, as it so often does. The epitome of perfumed finesse. The yield is up at 40hl/ha, high for these poor limestone soils, and the remarkable clarity of expression that runs right through the delicate but fleshy raspberry and smoke-tinged palate is helped by a pH of 3.5 (compared to 3.6 last year). In my book this counts as one of the truly exciting signatures of the vintage and that is only boosted by the limestone terroir. Stunning, with enormous persistency and a finish that just doesn't want to quit. From a blend of 50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Franc, aged in 80% new oak barrels. 2027 - 2050.' – Jane Anson, Decanter, 99/100

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Condition Secondary market
Blend information 50% Cabernet Franc and 50% Merlot
Variety Bordeaux Blend
Rating DEC 99
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