x
  • Country ranking ?

    2 944
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    -
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

The Story

Château Dauzac’s identity is first and foremost that of its contiguous terroir, characterized by a unique soil type and a dominant proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon.

This great wine shows a nicely complex bouquet, which is slowly revealed when aerated. The balance between the richness of the tannins and the aromatic amplitude of the fruit, with a nicely round and supple attack, makes it an archetype of great vins de garde.

The complexity, elegance and minerality of the Cabernet Sauvignon is predominant, complemented by the Merlot, which brings roundness and a smooth texture. A deep red color, Château Dauzac reveals a subtle balance between fruity, flowery and spicy notes and a complex, fleshy mouthfeel; the tannins create great emotion during tasting.

The nose reveals notes of ripe berries, flowers and soft spices. To the mouth, we discover the ample and powerful tannic structure of Château Dauzac, and its strong body. Perfectly balanced, this wine has great potential as a vin de garde. Over the years, it will develop aromatic complexity and incredibly delicate flavors, which are the hallmark of a Grand Cru with character.

Read more
Close

Tasting note

Be the first one to make a 20s tasting note!

Written Notes

Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, some spices, anise, ripe and deeper nose for Dauzac. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, anise and spices, detailed. 90-92

  • 91p

Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Powerful nose with distinct aroma reminiscent of dark chocolate, toasting aroma, vanilla and hints of mild spices. On the palate well balanced with full-bodied character, firm but ripe tannins and very good length. 94

  • 94p

Information

Origin

Margaux, Bordeaux

Highlights

Latest news

WINE NEWS: Hill of Grace 2012 / 2018 Wine of the Year - James Halliday Henschke's 2012 Hill of Grace has been awarded ‘  more ...
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Penfolds g3, a new wine born from Grange DNA. / .
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Year 2017- a good vintage for Burgundy / .
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Sonoma and Napa wine regions hit by wildfires / .
WINERY NEWS Ornellaia / Masseto Announces 2014 Vintage Bolgheri, 1 October 2017. Due to a warm, rainy winter, dry spring,  more ...
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Oregon winemakers are upbeat — as usual / Rain, snow, heat, bone dry and wildfire smoke? Welcome to Oregon’s 2017 wine vintage.
WINERY NEWS Sena Chile / Seña 2015, First Chilean Wine to Offer Authentication The iconic wine Seña will be   more ...
WINERY NEWS Vinedo Chadwick / 100 points - On May 13th 2016, Viñedo Chadwick 2014 scored a perfect 100 points from int  more ...
WINE NEWS: Krug Vintage 2004 / Krug Vintage 2004 marks three consecutive Krug vintages “The wines of the year held great p  more ...
WINERY NEWS Château Phelan-Segur / Phélan Ségur sale confirmed Today, the Gardiniers have confirmed that they intend t  more ...
WINERY NEWS Tenuta II Palagio / Sting renamed his Message in a Bottle wine as Roxanne. The famous singer, Sting, produces a range  more ...
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Michelin bought 40% of The Wine Advocate / .
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS 14 new Masters of Wine / .
VINTAGE NEWS: 2017 / Smaller New Zealand wine vintage is full of promise / The 2017 grape harvest has come in smalle  more ...
WINERY NEWS De Bortoli / DE BORTOLI WINES ACHIEVES FIRST PLATINUM SUSTAINABILITY RECOGNITION IN NSW Last night, NSW Enviro  more ...
WINE NEWS: Dom Pérignon 1961 / Dom Pérignon 1961 – The Choice of Charles and Diana Gilded by the morning sun, the B  more ...
WINERY NEWS Fall Creek Vineyards / 
WINERY NEWS Artadi / From 2016 vintage all ARTADI wines will include the logo of the Certification for Organic Wine In  more ...
WINERY NEWS Weingut Robert Weil / BWW - Best Wine in the World Competition! We are happy to announce, that our wines are includ  more ...

Wine Moments

Here you can see wine moments from tastingbook users. or to see wine moments from your world.

91p
 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Château Dauzac 2016  ( Château Dauzac )

Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, some spices, anise, ripe and deeper nose for Dauzac. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, anise and spices, detailed. 90-92

5m 29d ago

94p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Dauzac 2016  ( Château Dauzac )

Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Powerful nose with distinct aroma reminiscent of dark chocolate, toasting aroma, vanilla and hints of mild spices. On the palate well balanced with full-bodied character, firm but ripe tannins and very good length. 94

6m 5d ago

Incorrect Information
If you found some information that is wrong, let us know
Are you sure you want do delete this wine? All information will be lost.
Are you sure you want to recommend this wine?
Are you sure you want hide this written note ?
Are you sure you want show this written note ?
Great, a very good choice! Vote now this wine in the BWW-Best Wine of the World -competition 2017?
You will be able to vote again tomorrow

HOW TO USE TASTINGBOOK?

We recommend you to share few minutes for watching the following video instructions of how to use the Tastingbook. This can provide you a comprehensive understanding of all the features you can find from this unique service platform.

This video will help you get started



Taste wines with the Tastingbook


Create Your wine cellar on 'My Wines'



Explore Your tasted wines library



Administrate Your wine world in Your Profile



Type a message ...
Register to Tastingbook
Register now it's fast easy and totally free.
Register with Facebook   Register
BWW-Best Wine of the World -competition 2017

BWW -Best Wine of the World -competition has started.  We welcome You to join thousands of experts to choose the best wines of the world. You decide the winners by voting! 

 

PLEASE, VOTE YOUR FAVOURITE WINES NOW and make the difference! 

 

You can vote any Red/White wines from vintages 2008-2017 and Champagnes from 2002 vintage. Just use our search engine to find your favourite wines.

 

BWW is the largest and most important wine competition in the world in terms of amount of wines, consumers and professionals.    

Lune d'Or 2012, Clos des Lunes
Endless Crush Sparkling Rosé 2014, Inman Family
Envoy Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Spy Valley Wines
Cuvée Panot Rosé Brut NV (10's), Cavas Hill
Montrachet 2006, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti