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Ausone

Premier Grand Cru Classé A (First Growth - Classed A) of Saint Emilion

The wines of Chateau Ausone 

Until 1996, the Vauthier family shared the vineyard as a partner with the Dubois-Chalon family. However, the Vauthier are now the sole owners of Chateau Ausone since the full redemption of the Dubois-Chalons' shares. Chateau Ausone is located 35km East of Bordeaux on the right bank of the Dordogne river. It is among the four First Growth - A (premiers grands crus classés A) of Saint Emilion. The vineyard covers 7 hectares and has a terroir of clay and sand on a limestone base. The vines are managed according to the principles of biodynamic cultivation (although Ausone is not officially certified), and the vineyard is made up of 2 red grape varieties: 55% Cabernet Franc and 45% Merlot.

Thanks to its impeccable vineyard located mid-slope and ideally exposed, and by its atypical composition particularly highlighting the Cabernet Franc grape variety, Chateau Ausone is distinguished from other wines from St Emilion. The estate produces 2 red wines. The first great Ausone wine is the archetype of the greatest St Emilion. Both powerful and very aromatic, deep and velvety with its crisp freshness, this exceptional wine is exquisite, particularly in hot years. Sometimes austere in its first years, it gradually opens and exudes its interminable finish after 10 to 15 years in the bottle, if it has been cellared in good conditions. In its best vintages (which are the following: 20152014201020092008200520032001200019981995199019831982 and 1976), the great red wine of Chateau Ausone is internationally acclaimed by critics thanks to amazing tasting marks that it got, like in 2005, 2003, and 2000 when it got the perfect mark of 100/100 from Robert Parker. The aging capacity of this great wine is exceptional and seems to be between 20 and 40 years, and more, since the 1990s. The second wine of the chateau is named "Chapelle d’Ausone" (which makes up more than a third of the whole production) is made out of the young vines of the vineyard, and is mainly made of merlot, which develops its roundness. Its ageing capacity is also lesser (but still 8 to 15 years), but the good part is that you'll be able to enjoy it earlier than the other one.

For over 10 years, Vins & Millesimes has been inviting you to buy online the best bottles of wines and grands crus, already in stock and with fast delivery! Discover the bottles and magnums of chateau Ausone available for purchase!

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  • Ausone 1976

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 92/100
    Référence : 41321

    1976

    1

    408,00 € VAT-inc
    340,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1981

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Wine Spectator : 88/100
    Référence : 34122

    1981

    7

    384,00 € VAT-inc
    320,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1985

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Wine Spectator : 92/100
    Référence : 47611

    1985

    3

    396,00 € VAT-inc
    330,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1986

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Level : Top Shoulder
    Référence : 47612

    1986

    1

    396,00 € VAT-inc
    330,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1993

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 85/100
    Wine Spectator : 88/100
    Référence : 43666

    1993

    2

    360,00 € VAT-inc
    300,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1994

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 86/100
    Référence : 43667

    1994

    1

    420,00 € VAT-inc
    350,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1994 -5% DISCOUNT !
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    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 86/100
    Level : Top Shoulder
    Référence : 43668

    1994

    2

    420,00 € VAT-inc 399,00 € VAT-inc
    332,50 € VAT-ex
    -5%
  • Ausone 1998
    New

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 96/100
    Revue du Vin de France : 19/20
    Bettane et Desseauve : 19.5/20
    Référence : 49063

    1998

    2

    600,00 € VAT-inc
    500,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 1999
    New

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 95/100
    Wine Spectator : 94/100
    Bettane et Desseauve : 17/20
    Référence : 47337

    1999

    0

    504,00 € VAT-inc
    420,00 € VAT-ex
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  • Ausone 2001 -5% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Best rated

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 98/100
    Label : Slightly Damaged
    Référence : 43370

    2001

    1

    690,00 € VAT-inc 655,50 € VAT-inc
    546,25 € VAT-ex
    -5%
  • Ausone 2002
    Best rated

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 95/100
    Wine Spectator : 92/100
    Bettane et Desseauve : 17.5/20
    Référence : 43252

    2002

    2

    504,00 € VAT-inc
    420,00 € VAT-ex
  • Ausone 2003
    Best rated

    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Ausone
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 100/100
    Wine Spectator : 94/100
    Référence : 41086

    2003

    1

    1 044,00 € VAT-inc
    870,00 € VAT-ex
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