Chateau Rauzan Gassies 1966

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Chateau Rauzan Gassies

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Chateau Rauzan Gassies 1966

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Chateau Rauzan Gassies started out life in the middle of the seventeenth century. At the time, it was a part of the gigantic Rauzan estate owned by Pierre de Mesures de Rauzan. The massive Bordeaux wine property was over time split up again and again. By the time of the 1855 Classification, the once vast Margaux estate had given birth to not only Rauzan Gassies, but Château Rauzan Segla, Château Marquis de Terme and even Château Desmirail. After World War 2, in 1946, Chateau Rauzan Gassies was sold to Quié family. They still own Chateau Rauzan Gassies today as well as Chateau Croizet-Bages and Chateau Bel Orme Tronquoy de Lalande, a Cru Bourgeois estate in the Medoc.

The 28.5 hectare, Left Bank, Bordeaux wine vineyard of Chateau Rauzan Gassies has a terroir of gravel and sand soils. The vineyard is planted to 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. The average age of the vines is 35 years. The vineyard is planted to a vine density of 10,000 vines per hectare. Chateau Rauzan Gassies is one of the very few Classified Growths that do much of their vineyard work, using machine harvesting. The wine of Chateau Rauzan Gassies is vinified in temperature controlled, stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation takes place in vat. Aging takes place in 30% new, French oak for 12 months.

On average, Chateau Rauzan Gassies produces close to 11,000 cases of Margaux per year. There is a second wine, Chevalier de Rauzan Gassies.

Producent Chateau Rauzan Gassies
Jaar 1966
Appellation Margaux
Climat Nee
Flesgrootte 0,75 L
Aantal flessen 1
Conditie Nee
Waardering Nee