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CHATEAU AUSONE, 2012

SAINT-EMILION GRAND CRU

“This is a gorgeous wine with orange, spices, berries and mineral notes. Full and very fine. Great length. The old cabernet franc vines make the difference here. Great harmony.” - James Suckling

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION 1er Grand Cru Classé A, Saint-Émilion
GRAPE VARIETIES 55% of merlot, 45% of cabernet franc
AROMAS

Violet, rose, strawberry, blackberry, spices, orange peel, mineral

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Veal Axoa, duck foie gras in casserole
WINEMAKING In oak vats at controlled temperature
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL

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Regular price 825,00 € T.T.C.
Regular price Sale price 825,00 € T.T.C.
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Détail du vignoble

AGRICULTURE In organic transformation
GRAPE VARIETIES Merlot, cabernet franc
VINEYARD SURFACE AREA 7 hectares
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 20,000 bottles
HARVEST Manual
SOIL Limestone soil

Histoire et anecdotes

Château Ausone, located in Saint-Emilion, is classified “A” as Premier Grand Cru, and has belonged to the Vauthier family since the end of the nineties. The estate’s history is really old, and dates back to the 13th century, only 5 families have succeeded each other in the estate’s management.
CHATEAU AUSONE

Caractéristiques

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION 1er Grand Cru Classé A, Saint-Émilion
GRAPE VARIETIES 55% of merlot, 45% of cabernet franc
AROMAS

Violet, rose, strawberry, blackberry, spices, orange peel, mineral

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Veal Axoa, duck foie gras in casserole
WINEMAKING In oak vats at controlled temperature
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL