Chateau Rauzan-Gassies 2008, Fine Wine from Bordeaux -
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Chateau Rauzan-Gassies 2008

SKU:1003/08 Bordeaux - Margaux - Red - More Info
  • Parker/WA : 88
  • J. Robinson : 16,5

Château Rauzan-Gassies was part of the huge Rauzan estate which was divided up towards the end of the 18th century. The name "Gassies" comes from the noble Gassies family of which Gaillard de Tarbes was feudal lord in 1530. The "Rauzan" part of the name comes from the famous Counsellor at the Bordeaux Parliament in the mid 17th century. Monsieur de Rauzan was able to promote his already famous wine at the courts of France and England. The château was purchased by the Quié family in 1945.Most of the vineyards are located around the château on a former river bed of the Garonne. The average altitude is 15 to 18 m. The soil is just about a complete cross-section of the local geology: deep gravel, sandy gravel and sand.

Wine Advocate-Parker :
Abundant aromas of forest floor, underbrush, earth, black cherry, black currant and a distinctive spicy character emerge from this attractive 2008. Although not one of the most concentrated wines of the vintage, it is well-balanced and distinctive. It will provide pleasure over the next 10-15 years.

Alcohol 13°
Grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc
J. Robinson 16,5
R. Gabriel 17
Parker/WA 88
Revue du Vin de France 15,5
Wine Spectator 87
Meadow 88
Allergens Contains sulfites
Producer/Bottled By
Appellation Margaux
Classification Second Growth
Color Red
In-Stock Pre-Arrivals
Kosher No
Organic No
Country France
Producer Chateau Rauzan-Gassies
Wine certification AOC
Area Bordeaux
Vineyard Medoc
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