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Château Rauzan-Gassies 2010

Château Rauzan-Gassies 2010
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Parker : 90 / 100
J. Robinson : 16 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2010 is a very strong effort from this estate, which is situated next to the other, better-known Rauzan, Rauzan Segla. Dense purple, its sweet notes of underbrush, forest floor, licorice, black currants and a hint of lead pencil shavings are followed by a lush, ripe, surprisingly fleshy and succulent wine that is much more evolved and forward at this stage than when tasted from barrel. I thought this wine would need more cellar time, but it is actually approachable in spite of its size, richness and density. Give it several years of cellaring and drink it over the following 20+ years.
BordeauxMargaux
Alcohol
14

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable viticulture

J. Robinson
16

J. Suckling
93

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
89

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Margaux

Color
Red

Producer
Château Rauzan-Gassies

Classification
2e cru classe

Parker
90

Allergens
Contains sulphites