Château Rauzan-Gassies 2016 – Margaux, Cru Classé

Château Rauzan-Gassies 2016 – Margaux, Cru Classé

The nose is elegant, fine, racy and offers a fine complexity as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of cassis, wild strawberry and more slightly red berries associated with fine hints of graphite, lilac/ fresh violet, tonka bean as well as a discreet hint of Timut pepper and nutmeg. The palate is fruity, mineral, well-balanced, racy and offers a good definition, delicacy, a good structure, a beautiful finesse, a beautiful definition, suavity, a small tension, a fine grain as well as a fine acidulous frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of crunchy/juicy red berries, crunchy/juicy cherry and more slightly wild raspberry associated with small touches of blackberry, hints of flowers, racy minerality/gravels (terroir) as well as a discreet hint of Timut pepper and an imperceptible hint of mild tobacco/nutmeg (in the background).  

Note (Score): 17.25/20

Note (Score): 94-95/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)