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    2 941
  • Producer ranking ?

    4
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    rib Eye Steaks with Demi-Glace and White Bean Purée

The Story

The work in the vineyard at Rauzan-Ségla is carried out plot by plot, plant by plant. The harvest is performed with the same painstaking care as the other tasks throughout the year. Each step is approached with the same attention to detail, from the picking to the production of the new wine.

Each vintage must be considered unique and be treated as such, demanding a renewed attention and making any attempt at an annual routine quite impossible. At Rauzan Ségla, nothing is left to chance, adapting to each year’s weather conditions and bringing out the best characteristics of the vintage. Not a day goes by without the technical team roaming up and down the rows of vines, tasting the grapes and judging their readiness. It is their expert palates that will dictate the harvest dates for each plot. This decision is primordial and carries with it the very style of the property. Precision and delicatesse are required if we are to pick grapes that are both ripe and fresh-tasting. When the signal is finally given the grapes are picked by hand with the greatest care. After a first selection by the picker, the bunches are placed in small six-kilo individual crates to avoid any crushing. They are then transported to the cellar to be sorted.

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Tasting note

color

Medium

ending

Medium, Round and Spicy

flavors

Blackcurrant, Vanilla, Smoky, Cigar-box and Spice

nose

Rich and Charming

taste

Average in Acidity, Silky and Sweet tannins

Written Notes

Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Closed character on the nose, elegant fruit, hints of mild spices and minerality in the background. On the palate quite elegant but persistant, medium weight and good length. A wine with great potential.
  • 94p
Good looking normal size bottle. Colour is medium. On the nose it is rich and charming. The taste is silky, with sweet tannins and and average in acidity. On the palate it is layered and has vanilla, cigar-box, spice, smoky and blackcurrant flavours. The finish is medium long, round and spicy.
- (Created by Tb)
  • 93p

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Origin

Margaux, Bordeaux

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Rauzan-Ségla 2014  ( Château Rauzan-Ségla )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Closed character on the nose, elegant fruit, hints of mild spices and minerality in the background. On the palate quite elegant but persistant, medium weight and good length. A wine with great potential. "

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