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The Château Dauzac, Grand Cru Classé in 1855, is a red wine produced in the Margaux appellation. There are 42 hectares of vines that average 35 to 40 years of age. They benefit from a terroir that consists of ridges of deep gravel. This wine is aged in French oak barrels (68% in new barrels), and the wine sometimes received racking. The Château Dauzac 2016 is made from a blend of 71% Cabernet Sauvignon and 29% Merlot.
After a mild start to the year, the sun and the heat finally settled on September 13 and the rains helped the grapes to ripen. The late summer allowed for a harvest of 21 days, the longest the estate has ever had.
The Château Dauzac 2016 combines richness and precision. It develops fruit scents on the nose and offers a dense and highly complex texture on the palate. Cabernet Sauvignon gives this Château Dauzac 2016 a great balance between acidity and alcohol. To be consumed preferably between 2022 and 2027, but it can age until 2032-2042.
This comment is mainly intended to describe a given moment of the general profile of the wine. Note that over time, the wine may have other organoleptic qualities since it may evolve in the bottle.
By the same producing estate
Château Dauzac 2017
Château Dauzac 2018
Château Dauzac 2019
Château Dauzac 2020