1988 Château Ausone
First Grand Cru Classé A
St Emilion, Bordeaux
Wine Advocate rate : 80/100
Vintage rate : 17/20
Peak : to drink until 2020
MORE INFORMATIONS ABOUT 1988 CHÂTEAU AUSONE :
Located in St Emilion, near Bordeaux (Gironde, France), the Château Ausone is part of the prestigious family of the 1st Grands Crus Classés A.
This small domain of 7 hectares takes its name from the consul “Ausone” (Ausonius), from its complete name Decimus Magnus Ausonius, born in 309/310 in Bazas or Bordeaux.
The 1988 Château Ausone is rated 80/100 by the Wine Advocate.
Considered as the archetype of the fine and very aromatic wine of Saint-Émilion, the Château Ausone is lined with a character characteristic of the limestone terroir where its vineyards flourish.
This brings a great minerality and a very long style accompanied by a great freshness to this wonderful wine.
- Region : Bordeaux
- Appellation : St Emilion
- Ranking : First Grand Cru Classé
- Owner : Alain et Catherine Vauthier
- Surface : 7 ha
- Production : 22000 bottles
- Grape Variety : 50% cabernet franc, 50%merlot