2012 Gazin Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
  • JS 95
  • WA 95
  • CG 92
  • WS 91

Reg: $169.94

$149.94

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Reg: $169.94

$149.94

This product is
out of stock

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JS 95
jamessuckling.com, February 2015
This is a gorgeous wine with superb density and balance for the vintage. Full body, polished, fine tannins and a long, long finish. There’s so much complexity and beauty to this with blueberry, wet earth and spice... This is a gorgeous wine with superb density and balance for the vintage. Full body, polished, fine tannins and a long, long finish. There’s so much complexity and beauty to this with blueberry, wet earth and spice character. Some sliced Chinese mushrooms as well. One of the best wines I have had from here in a long time. Better in 2020.
WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2016
Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux tasting. The 2012 Gazin has a complex, quite mercurial bouquet that seems quite confit in style at the moment. After five minutes it offers raspberry coulis, wild strawberry... Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux tasting. The 2012 Gazin has a complex, quite mercurial bouquet that seems quite confit in style at the moment. After five minutes it offers raspberry coulis, wild strawberry, marmalade and minerals. You could nose this all day! The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, crisp acidity, beautifully balanced with a harmony all its own. It glides across the mouth, so much so that it almost belies the structure underneath. This is seriously good—a top-drawer Pomerol with long-term ambitions. It may warrant an even higher score in the future. This is one to watch. Tasted January 2016. - Neal Martin
CG 92
Connoisseur's Guide, June 2015
Among the richer, riper and most generous of the 2012 Pomerols under review, this 100% Merlot bottling from Château Gazin borders on opulence without quite overplaying its hand. It smacks strongly of currants and... Among the richer, riper and most generous of the 2012 Pomerols under review, this 100% Merlot bottling from Château Gazin borders on opulence without quite overplaying its hand. It smacks strongly of currants and black cherries with a touch of plums to the side, and it is sure to please those who like an extra dollop of extracted fruit in their clarets. It is solidly framed with integral acidity and fine, firming tannins right where they should be, and its slight finishing toughness is entirely appropriate for its age. It is a Pomerol meant for the cellar and it should be set aside for at least six to eight years.
WS 91
Wine Spectator, March 2015
Fleshy, with dark plum sauce and blackberry reduction flavors wrapped in a solid coating of toasty vanilla and carrying through a cocoa-edged finish. Still has some toast to absorb, but this features a pleasant bolt of... Fleshy, with dark plum sauce and blackberry reduction flavors wrapped in a solid coating of toasty vanilla and carrying through a cocoa-edged finish. Still has some toast to absorb, but this features a pleasant bolt of graphite and good lingering fruit and anise notes. Best from 2017 through 2023.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2012
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork