St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 
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SoDivin rating

95-100 / 100



St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
4 990,00 € tax incl. 4 158,33 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
1900 /
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
Information on the vintageRed Bordeaux :55
The second of the renowed twin vintages. Whereas the 1899s had finesse and delicacy, the sort of feminine charm later associated with the 1929s and 1953s, the 1900s were more structured - to use a fashionable expression - well balanced and more obviously impressive. But it was also a superabundant vintage following perfect weather conditions and the wines were uniformly excellent.
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
One of the finest bottles of 1899-1944. (09-2007)
94 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
My notes indicate that the 1900 Ausone had a 90-point nose and 99-point flavors. Most Ausones are big on bouquet but short on flavor. It is unbelievable that a 94-year old wine could have this much richness and flavor. The huge nose of roasted cloves, coffee, and honeyed red fruits is followed by a wine with super-sweetness, big, jammy, alcoholic, ripe flavors, and remarkable length with elevated alcohol. The light color is akin to a rusty-colored white Zinfandel. The extreme sweetness makes me think the fermentation halted and the wine has some residual sugar. This stunning wine remains fresh and lively.
Vintage 1900
Rating 95-100
Classification St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Emilion
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Ausone
Country France
Château informations

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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