Chateau Ausone 2005

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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Ausone
Vintage 2005
Country France
Region Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Volume 0,75
Condition From Original Wooden Case
Label Perfect
Stock 0

Professionele reviews


Parker (100)

A tiny production of just over 1,300 cases will make the 2005 Ausone impossible to find, but proprietor Alain Vauthier continues to exhibit the Midas touch with his perfectionist efforts at this estate. This brilliant, blue/black-hued offering reveals an extraordinarily youthful, but promising nose of incense, blueberries, blackberries, currants, licorice, and crushed rocks. This intense 2005 boasts powerful, super-layered, multidimensional flavors with tremendous extraction, yet they come across as incredibly sublime, even delicate for such a stunningly concentrated, full-bodied effort. A masterpiece of concentration and balance, it will no doubt be drinking well a century from now.

Winespectator / James Suckling (100)

I love the tobacco, berry, cigar box, toasty oak, ripe fruit and fresh mushroom flavors in this full-bodied red, which has ultralayered tannins and vanilla, new oak and berry character. Powerful and superconcentrated, with great length. This is a muscular, full-throttle wine, racing very, very fast.

Other (20)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 20/20 points.