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2012 Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion (Futures)
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$550.00
750ml Bottle
$1,650.00
Case of 3
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Item #55997
Future
Size: 750ml
Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Red Bordeaux Blend
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux, Saint Emilion

"The 2012 Ausone is another prodigious effort that should turn out to be one of the longest-lived wines of the vintage. It boasts a dense purple color along with abundant notes of mulberries, black currants, blueberries and a hint of raspberries interwoven with spring flower and crushed chalk-like characteristics presented in a full-bodied yet ethereal, stylish, racy, noble manner. This is a high class, aristocratic, nearly perfect wine to cellar for a decade and then watch it unfold over the following 40-50 years." -Robert Parker

Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate - 95 to 97pts


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