2016 Chapelle d'Ausone Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 95

jamessuckling.com, February 2019

Some gently smoky nuances with dark stones and a spicy edge to the ripe blackberries and plums that adds plenty of aromatic interest. The palate delivers a very succulent, smoothly rounded and attractive array of rich...
VN 95

Vinous, August 2020

The 2016 Chapelle d’Ausone offers intense black cherries, raspberry coulis and marmalade aromas on the nose, manifesting more delineation in the glass over the course of 10–15 minutes. The palate is medium-bodied with...
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, February 2019

The second wine of Château Ausone, the 2016 Chapelle d'Ausone is a gem of a wine that will stand up to anything out there. Boasting a deep purple/ruby color and terrific notes of cassis, smoked tobacco, licorice, and...
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2019

With a rich, ruby hue, the wine is floral, smoky, spicy and shows a touch of oak, along with ripe, red black raspberries and plums. Lusciously textured, with silky tannins and a wealth of sweet, ripe, pure, red fruits...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018

94+ A blend of 56% Cabernet Franc, 22% Merlot and 22% Cabernet Sauvignon, the deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Chapelle d'Ausone sings of black raspberries, kirsch and plum preserves with hints of unsmoked cigars, pencil...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, May 2019

This dense bottling, the second wine of Château Ausone, is rich both in tannins and dark berry fruits. Produced from selected parcels and young vines, the wine has rich tannins that are already melding smoothly into the...
DC 93

Decanter, April 2018

Exceptionally high levels of Cabernet Franc in this wine in 2016, up to 56%, because the replanted plots are not quite ready for Ausone yet. But wow, this doesn't feel in any way like a compromise, a clear testament to...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork