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Date Printed: 7/31/2014
Chateau d'Aussieres Blason d'Aussieres Corbieres 2007
Chateau d'Aussieres Blason d'Aussieres Corbieres 2007
(search item no. 114088)

PRICE ON 7/31/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Beautiful dark red color with hints of violet. The nose is already very expressive and the wine's Languedoc character is given full expression in this vintage. The notes of spices and herbal Provencal garrigues explode this year! The wine immediately presents good volume in the mouth. The increase in strength is crescendo and very harmonious with well-balanced concentration. The long finish offers deliciously persistent notes of black olive tapenade.
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About Chateau d'Aussieres:

Château d'Aussières is located near Narbonne, in the Corbières in the microclimate of Fontfroide and Boutenac. Château d'Aussières has been since the Roman era, one of the great estates of the Languedoc. In the Middle Ages, it belonged to the celebrated Abbey of Fontfroide, its neighbor. With its exceptional location and terroir and by the force of its history, the Château d'Aussières is, a wild and natural property of intense and powerful beauty.

Acquired in 1999 by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), the 550 hectare estate has undergone a vast rehabilitation programme. 167 hectares of vines have been replanted with carefully selected traditional Languedoc grape varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre and Carignan, complemented by Cabernet, Merlot and Chardonnay. The estate buildings were restored at the same time and a new winery installed in the old cellars, in the heart of the vineyard. State-of-the-art equipment and technology are seamlessly married to time-tested methods in the production of the wine.