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Chateau Ausone Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2001 750ml

Chateau Ausone Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2001 750ml

Bordeaux Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France

Points     |     RP: 98
Cellar/Tasting Notes
Chateau Ausone's geographical location and climate allow this grand cru classe of Saint-Emilion to be one of the most famous wines of Bordeaux.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 98
The 2001 Ausone has put on even more weight than I anticipated. The "wine of the vintage," this inky/purple-colored 2001 boasts a provocative, floral perfume of crushed stones, raspberries, blackberries, creme de cassis, licorice, and smoke. What makes it so sensational are the layers of flavor and nuances that unfold as the wine sits in the glass as well as on the palate. This is an extraordinarily intense effort, but remarkably elegant and well-balanced ... it should last for 4-5 decades! Alain Vauthier is a perfectionist, which is evidenced by what he has produced over the last half dozen vintages at Ausone. Kudos to readers lucky enough to find a bottle or two ...
Additional Information
Varietal: Bordeaux Blends
Classification: PREMIERS GRANDS CRUS CLASSES A
Appellation: St. Emilion
Region: Bordeaux
Country: France
Vintage: 2001
Type: Still
Color: Red
Size: 750ML
Item Price: $999.00
Quantity:
Case Price: $11,988.00
(12 Units)
Quantity:
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SKU: 100128

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