2008 Château Rauzan-Gassies

Château Rauzan Gassies (Margaux)

RP90WS87

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Château Rauzan Gassies elaborates this 2008 Château Rauzan-Gassies ($82.80), a red wine from the region of Margaux vinified with merlot, petit verdot, cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon from 2008 and comes with an alcohol content of 12.5%. The 2008 Château Rauzan-Gassies is the ideal red to combine with red meat and cheese. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 90 and wine spectator: 87.

Technical sheet · Château Rauzan-Gassies

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Margaux (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rauzan Gassies
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP90WS87
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (68%), Cabernet Franc (4%), Petit Verdot (4%), Merlot (24%)
Pairing: AppetizersMeatCheeseRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.5%

Description · Château Rauzan Gassies

2008 Château Rauzan-Gassies (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Merlot)

Hints of blackberry and cream here, in a chalky, mineral style. Cool on entry, lighter and leaner in the midpalate when compared to Ségla, but more juicy in terms of fruit. Nice tannins at the core, ripe, with good acidity. It lacks great substance and definition, but the wines here do seem to be improving.

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...

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Posted on at 12.03

4/5

Château Rauzan-Gassies 2008

TASTING NOTES:
Abundant aromas of forest floor, underbrush, earth, black cherry, black currant and a distinctive spicy character; well-balanced and distinctive

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Posted on at 22.06

4/5

Famille Rauzan Gassies 2008

Bright ruby red colour with reddish brown highlights. This Famille Rauzan Gassies offers predominating notes of berries and red fruits.It reminded me of licorice.
Great to vegetables and grilled...
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Posted on at 05.07

4/5

Light wine

Posted on at 10.04

4/5

Château Rauzan-Gassies Margaux 2008

Beautiful notes of cedar on the nose: here again, the new generation continues to refine the vinification of this wine and to get closer to what one would expect from a terroir of this class.
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Reviews about Château Rauzan-Gassies 2016

Lizz Cubbert
Lizz Cubbert

4/5

Famille Rauzan Gassies Château Rauzan-Gassies 2016
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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Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

Famille Rauzan Gassies 2016
A wine with a high layer and a nice cherry colour. Aromas of coffee and wood.Quite sweet.
It accompanied our desserts.
The best of Famille Rauzan Gassies for drinking in good company.
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Reviews about Château Rauzan-Gassies 2015

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson

4/5

It is so good that it is best taken alone. Fine! We enjoyed it.
Mixture of red and brown colour. Peculiar aromas of raspberry. Not the sweetest wine, but kind of.
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Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson

4/5

Famille Rauzan Gassies 2015
A red for any occassion. I gave it to my parents and we tried it together.
Deep red cherry colour. Fine aromas of violets. Acid, fresh, light.
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Reviews about Château Rauzan-Gassies 2013

Charles Walcott
Charles Walcott

4/5

Sensual aromas of chocolate. A very well balanced Margaux.
Château Rauzan-Gassies is  100% recommendable wine.
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