Chateau Ausone 1999

€ 449,00 (ex Vat)
543,29 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Ausone
Vintage 1999
Country France
Region Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Slightly Bin stained
Drinkable -2040
Stock 6

Professionele reviews

BOW (9)

Parker (95)

Is the 1999 Ausone the wine of the vintage? Dense purple color, a compelling bouquet of licorice, minerals, black and blueberry liqueur, extraordinary delineation, high tannin, superb extract, and phenomenal richness all are the stuff of a legend. This wine seems impossible to have emerged from a vintage like 1999. Proprietor Alain Vauthier produced only 20,000 bottles because he eliminated one-fourth of the tiny crop. The result is out-and-out fabulous, but the wine needs 12-15 years of cellaring.

Winespectator / James Suckling (94)

Offers opulent aromas of meat, toasty oak and ripe berries, almost roasted in character. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins, but a rich and dried fruit aftertaste. Shows lots of new wood. Amazing concentration here. Endless wine for the vintage.

Other (19)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 19/20 points.