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1990 Château Rauzan Gassies

75cl Volume

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1990 Other vintages
Appellation:Margaux (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château Rauzan Gassies
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The 1990 Château Rauzan Gassies ($96.60) is a red wine made by Château Rauzan Gassies from the region of Margaux harvested in 1990. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 73 and wine spectator: 95.

Description of 1990 Château Rauzan Gassies

1990 Château Rauzan Gassies

TASTING NOTES OF 1990 Château Rauzan Gassies:

  • View: Deep ruby.
  • Nose: aromas of red fruits and spices.
  • Mouth: well balanced, soft tannins, light, delicate and fruity.

APPELLATION: Margaux.

GRAPES: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc.

WINE PAIRING: game meat dishes such as rabbit loin him.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

ALCOHOL: 12.5%

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Château Rauzan Gassies

Château Rauzan Gassies

While the noble house of Chevalier de Gassies is one of the oldest in Margaux, the history of the vineyard of Chateau Rauzan-Gassies began in the 18th century. The chateau was created by Pierre Desmezures de Rauzan, a négociant but also a farmer at the noble house of Latour. This function allowed him to understand the rights accorded to him, and to embrace his heritage. He bought a number of parcels of land from his neighbours and over a period of 20 years, by the end of the 17th century, he created two beautiful vineyards, that of Rauzan-Gassies but also that of Pichon Longueville - two future grands crus classés. The wines of Rauzan-Gassies have always enjoyed a certain renown in England, thanks to Mr Rauzan, who traveled to London and sold the wines in person on the banks of the Thames. Mr Rauzan, who was also a member of parliament in Bordeaux, is remembered today on the label of the chateau, in the form of the wings that protect the bunches of grapes. At the time of the 1855 classification, the wines of Rauzan-Gassies were given second growth status. In 1946, the chateau was bought by Paul Quié, a wine merchant from Bercy (the centre of the Parisian wine trade at the time) who followed his father into the profession. He followed numerous owners, such as Mr Rhoné-Péraire, who in the 19th century was particularly successful in building up the reputation of the wine. Since 1968, his son Jean-Michel Quié has taken charge of the property, assisted since 1995 by Jean Louis Camp, oenologist and technical director, and since 2001 by his children Anne-Françoise and Jean-Philippe Quié.

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Reviews of 1990 Château Rauzan Gassies

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4 /5

Château Rauzan Gassies 1990 Margaux - 2nd Grand Cru Classé
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Reviews of other vintages of 1990 Château Rauzan Gassies20172016

4/5

Red with violet nuances. This Château Rauzan Gassies had good scents of red fruits.Powerful flavour.
I would suggest that you serve it with a good potatoes stew.
I had it at some good friends house.
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Adam Smith

4/5

It would have been better with fish. Perfect wine to share with friends.
This red wine is cherry with brown edges. Strong aromas of nuts. I didn't notice any aftertaste, but the taste was right.
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Lizz Cubbert
Famille Rauzan Gassies Château Rauzan-Gassies 2016