Chateau Gazin 2005
Bordeaux Red Blends from Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
Wine Style Guide
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
Lavish richness offers a wide aromatic range of black and red fruits which harmonizes with their intense purple or garnet color.
"Has gorgeous aromas of blackberry, spices, chocolate and flowers. Full-bodied, with a mouthfilling palate. Long and velvety. A joy to taste now. Best after 2011. 5,300 cases made."
"An exuberant, sweet bouquet of caramelized black cherries and currants interwoven with tapenade, toasty oak, earth, and truffles soars from the glass of this dark purple-hued 2005. It is a rich, concentrated, full-bodied, impressive effort displaying well-integrated wood and unobtrusive acidity. This is the finest Gazin since the brilliant 2001. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2028."
The Wine Advocate
"Bright ruby-red. Black raspberry, blackberry, mocha, coffee and sexy oak on the slightly liqueur-like nose; very Pomerol. Suave on entry, then dense and fresh in the middle but not overly sweet or overdone. Finishes with good breadth, building tannins and lingering torrefaction notes of chocolate and licorice. Range: 89-92"
International Wine Cellar
"Here is a very juicy, full-scaled look at Merlot that is at once very rich and inviting yet still fairly tannic as well. Its seductive themes of ripe cherries, caramel, rooty spice and sweet smoke linger on in spite of slight heat and its youthful, mildly chalky astringency, but, given its very real impressions of extract and depth, it is easy to predict that this solid success that will only grow better and better over the next few years."
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The Chateau GAZIN vineyards cover 64.2 acres in a single lot, with 56.8 acres under vines, located on the renowned clay-gravel plateau of Pomerol. The estate can produce up to 100,000 bottles a year. A second AOC Pomerol wine l"Hospitalet de Gazin, was created in 1986 in order to reserve the best of the harvest for Chateau GAZIN.
The grapes are fermented in small cement vats....
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