The 2012 Chateau Ausone hails from the Saint-Emilion region of Bordeaux, France. It is a Bordeaux Red Blend Varietal. The Red Blend contains aromas of mint, chalk, blueberry, cherry and a mineral-like essence. It is set to be perfect for drinking in 2018. It was cultivated in a decomposed limestone soil which St.-Emilion has become known for.
It is a purplish in color and grows on the palate, it is full bodied and has the ability to last for the next 30 years. It is set to be good for drinking between 2022 and 2050.
2012 was a fantastic year for wine, albeit a late one for France due to the unpredictable weather at the time.
Robert Parker, world renowned Wine critic, rated it a 96.
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2012 Chateau Ausone, Saint Emilion 750 mL Wine