Château Ausone is a 1st Grand Cru Classé A from Saint Emilion. Alain Vauthier has been managing the property since 1997. The 7 ha vineyard develops on calcareous and clay-limestone soil. The vine has an average age of 50 years. The grape varieties are 45% Merlot and 55% Cabernet Franc. Ausone Castle is a rare wine, on average 15,000 to 18,000 bottles are produced each year. It is a powerful and very aromatic wine from Saint-Émilion. His second wine, Chapelle d’Ausone, produces 4,000 to 10,000 bottles depending on the quality of the vintage.
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- Saint-Émilion - Bordeaux - Red Wine
The Vauthier family owns Château Ausone, the prestigious first Grand Cru Classé of Saint Emilion.The team of 12bouteilles.com offers you this 2011 vintage which according to critic Robert Parker "the most beautiful success of Alain Vauthier". Very beautiful intense purple color, its nose reveals aromas of black fruits and some floral notes. On the...18/20Wine Advocate 95/100RVF 18.5/20