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  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025
  • Food Pairing

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The Story

Chapelle d’Ausone is the second wine of the famous Bordeaux wine estate Chateau Ausone. It is located in the Saint Emilion region in Bordeaux, France, and is under the directive of the Saint Emilion Appellation. The primary wine of the estate, Chateau Ausone, is one of only four wines, alongside Chateau Angelus, Cheval Blanc and Pavie to be ranked Premier Grand Cru Classe (A) in the Saint-Emilion classification for wine. The winery is located on the Right Bank of France’s Bordeaux wine growing region.

 

Many claim the high quality wine originating from the Chateau is due to the soil composition in the area, a blend of sand and clay residing on limestone which is unique to the area. Due to the smaller nature of this vineyard, the entire harvest can be picked over the course of two afternoons.

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Ruby. Leaner nose, red fruity, vanilla and herbs. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded texture if leaner, slight nettles touch. 85-87
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Dark purple red with violet hue. Elegant nose with vibrant fruit, blackcurrants and mulberries, elegant spicyness, hints of toasted oak in the background. On the palate well structured with medium weight but rather good length, elegant character with a certain persistance in the finish.
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St.Emilion, Bordeaux

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Chapelle Ausone 2013  ( Château Ausone )

"Ruby. Leaner nose, red fruity, vanilla and herbs. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded texture if leaner, slight nettles touch. 85-87"

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Chapelle Ausone 2013  ( Château Ausone )

"Dark purple red with violet hue. Elegant nose with vibrant fruit, blackcurrants and mulberries, elegant spicyness, hints of toasted oak in the background. On the palate well structured with medium weight but rather good length, elegant character with a certain persistance in the finish."

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