1971 CHÂTEAU AUSONE 1971

St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 
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SoDivin rating

90-94 / 100

Very good

1971 CHÂTEAU AUSONE 1971

St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 

Condition Good

Stock : 8 bottles
540,00 € tax incl. 450,00 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
369,00 € tax incl. 307,50 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
95 / 100
Autre
Autre
Dotorwine (04-2016) : A full, red color with brick reflections. The aroma is mellow and delicate, complex but not redundant with fine notes of chanterelles, ink and strawberry tree. With breathing the bouquet becomes almost ethereal and impalpable without ever settling to then close on a beautiful note of beech bark. The mouthfeel, compared to the previous giants, is almost pubescent, sinuous and very fresh.
4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(9-1999) Most recently, a fairly intense colour with velvety sheen; rich, unmistakable bouquet. Fairly sweet, powerful, 'burnt brown paper' taste but drinking well.

Features
Vintage 1971
Rating 90-94
Classification St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Emilion
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
New yes
Château Ausone
Country France
Château informations
Ausone
Ausone

As AngelusCheval Blanc and Pavie, Ausone is ranked as Premier Grand Cru Classé A in Saint Emilion. Ausone is a tiny area of 7 acres located on the slopes of St. Emilion. Situated on the location of the villa of the Latin poet Ausonius, the area enjoys a southern exposure, terraced vineyards and very old  grape varieties. The cellar, dug into the rock, is extraordinary.  The wine, long known to be assertive, they are dense, intense with complex aromas that allow Ausone to rank amongst the best Bordeaux estates. The grape varieties are merlot, cabernet franc with a majority of cabernet franc (55%).

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