2010 Ausone Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

WE 99 JS 98 VN 98 JL 97 JL 97 NM 97 WS 97 WS 97 WA 96
WE 99

Wine Enthusiast, May 2013

A big, bold wine with unbelievable power and concentration. Low yields and a dominance of Cabernet Franc have produced an immensely concentrated wine. Still very young, this magnificent wine holds the promise of great aging.
JS 98

jamessuckling.com, November 2013

The nose is so deep and almost endless with dried strawberries, blueberries, and incense. Citrus too. Some prunes. Full body, with chewy yet polished tannin quality and tension. Beautiful focus and balance with a richness...
VN 98

Vinous, July 2013

98+ Deep, saturated ruby-red. Musky aromas of black cherry, black raspberry, coffee, violet, Christmas spices, minerals and exotic oak, complicated by graphite minerality. Boasts uncanny intensity, calcaire energy and...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2011

From a blend of 55% Cabernet Franc 45% Merlot the wine will be aged in 100% new oak for about 20 months. 67% of the yields were placed into Ausone the remainder will become Chapelle d'Ausone . The nose offers aromas of...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2011

(95-97 points) Ausone From a blend of 55% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot, the wine will be aged in 100% new oak for about 20 months. 67% of the yields were placed into Ausone, the remainder will become Chapelle d’Ausone . The...
NM 97

Neal Martin's Wine Journal, March 2014

Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux 2010 tasting. The Ausone 2010 has an intoxicating bouquet with outstanding definition and precision, a light marine influence of seaweed and brine that becomes more accentuated with...
WS 97

Wine Spectator, April 2011

(WS94-97 points) Very sappy and intense, offering racy red licorice, red currant and violet notes, with nice taut acidity and a long, minerally finish. Combines power and austerity, with excellent drive. For those who...
WS 97

Wine Spectator, April 2011

Very sappy and intense offering racy red licorice red currant and violet notes with nice taut acidity and a long minerally finish. Combines power and austerity with excellent drive. For those who like backbone in their wines.
WA 96

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2020

Deep garnet in color, the 2010 Ausone opens with notes of sweaty leather, iron ore, Marmite toast and prunes with hints of dried herbs and charcuterie plus a medicinal waft. Full-bodied, the palate has a very racy line of...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2010
Size 750ML