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  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

The Story

Grapes are hand-picked. Fermentations last about 3 weeks in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks, with frequent pumping-overs and addition of yeasts. Wines are afterward transferred to oak barrels, of which 25% are new, for 14-18 months aging. They are fined and filtered prior to bottling. No press wine is added into the grand vin.

The vineyards of Rauzan-Gassies are situated on alluvial terraces. Sixty percent of them are situated just around the chateau itself, and the remaining vineyards (gravelly soils) border Chateau Margaux, Palmer, and Lascombes.

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Margaux, Bordeaux

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Rauzan-Gassies 2013  ( Château Rauzan-Gassies )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Elegant nose with fine fruit, discreet spicyness, red berries and hints of blackcurrants. On the palate medium bodied with elegant character and good length. "

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