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One of the great wines of the Right Bank. Ausone, along with CHEVAL BLANC, has always been considered to stand out and are rightly classified Premiers Grands Crus Classés A-grade properties. The wine has been consistently impressive since the mid 1990s and in the last half a dozen years has been produced in a rich, supple and immensely velvety style. Very fine and complex, it is now increasingly rich and oaky. The blend now comprises around 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Franc. It has been absolutely top-flight since 1995 when Alain Vauthier took over the reigns with the exception of 1997. The balance between fruit, tannins and minerality is extraordinary. Approachable at 5 or 6 years, the wine benefits from at least twice that time. The second wine, La Chapelle d'Ausone is generally made with equal proportions of Merlot and Cabernet France with up to 10% of Cabernet Sauvignon added.

Producer profile

Area under vines: 7 hectares
Soils: limestone and clayey-limestone
Average age of the vines: 50 years
Planting density: 6500 vines/ha
Production: 20 000 bottles per year
Ageing: 21 to 23 months in new barrels
Grape varieties:

  • Cabernet Franc 55%
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 45%

Second wine: La Chapelle D’Ausone

  • Grape varieties:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Franc

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Château Ausonne, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France
Type Wine
La Chapelle D'Ausone Saint Emilion Grand Cru
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A
Type Wine
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2006
6x75cl - 2 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2004
12x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2011
6x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2012
6x75cl - 1 case(s)
La Chapelle D'Ausone Saint Emilion Grand Cru - 2008
6x75cl - 2 case(s)
La Chapelle D'Ausone Saint Emilion Grand Cru - 2010
6x75cl - 4 case(s)
La Chapelle D'Ausone Saint Emilion Grand Cru - 2007
6x75cl - 2 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2008
6x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2008
3x75cl - 2 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2005
1x75cl - 3 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2008
6x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2001
6x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 1987
1x75cl - 1 case(s)
Type Wine
Type Wine
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2005
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2015
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2017
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2000
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2009
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2010
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2016
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2003
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2006
Chateau Ausone Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A - 2008
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