1982 Ausone 1er Grand Cru St Emilion

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Price: £540.00 (£450.00 ex VAT)
Current Availability: 1
Delivered By: 27/03/2017
  • Format : Bottles
  • Status : Duty Paid
  • Size : 1/75CL

The Chateau Ausone 1982 is one of the best vintages made before the watch of Alain Vauthier. It is elegant, poised and mature! Any excuse to open a bottle of this will do! 

Information About Chateau Ausone

Chateau Ausone is said to be built on the foundations of the villa of Roman statesman and poet, Decimus Magnus Ausonius who was born and lived in the Bordeaux region in the early 1st Century AD. The most recent classification of St-Emilion in 2012 named Chateau Ausone as a Premier Grand Cru Classe A, placing it in the top four estates in the appellation.

The vineyards of Chateau Ausone are divided, with half producing Cabernet Franc and the other producing Merlot.

Robert Parker
Robert Parker
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 30 June 2009

A pleasant surprise when I think of what proprietor Alain Vauthier has done over the last decade, the outstanding 1982 Ausone exhibits plenty of licorice, fruitcake, mineral, kirsch, and black fruit characteristics. Medium-bodied and elegant with a touch of austerity at the finish, it should be consumed over the next 10 years.

Rating : 90/100


Jeff Leve
Jeff Leve
The Wine Cellar Insider

Tasting Date : 28 November 2011

Smoke, tobacco, cassis, stone, red plum, spice and black raspberry and floral scents create the perfume. Medium/full bodied and soft in texture, the wine finishes with red and black, spice coated berries. This is a nice, fully mature St. Emilion. It lacks the depth and levels of concentration found in the wines being made at the estate today.

Rating : 92/100

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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.

In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.

Cases Cost c/s per year
1-3 Cases£12.50
4+ Cases£11.00
25+ Cases£9.15

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