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Clos des Baies

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2022
93
Licorice, black cherries, and violets with espresso, and cocoa create the core of the wine. On the palate, the wine is lush, supple, rich, polished, and fresh. You will be able to enjoy this in its youth, due to all the layers of sweet, creamy, ripe fruits, or age it for more complexity. Clos des Baies is produced by Philippe Baillarguet, the long-time cellar master of Chateau Ausone. The wine blends 60% Merlot with 40% Cabernet Franc, 15% ABV. Drink from 2025-2037. 92-94 Pts.

Licorice, black cherries, and violets with espresso, and cocoa create the core of the wine. On the palate, the wine is lush, supple, rich, polished, and fresh. You will be able to enjoy this in its youth, due to all the layers of sweet, creamy, ripe fruits, or age it for more complexity. Clos des Baies is produced by Philippe Baillarguet, the long-time cellar master of Chateau Ausone. The wine blends 60% Merlot with 40% Cabernet Franc, 15% ABV. Drink from 2025-2037. 92-94 Pts.

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2021
90
Lilacs and violets, along with spice, espresso and black cherries are in the core of this soft, silky, fresh, medium-bodied, supple wine that will be delicious on release. Clos des Baies is produced by Philippe Baillarguet, the long-time cellar master of Chateau Ausone. The wine blends 70% Merlot with 30% Cabernet Franc. 13% ABV. Drink from 2023-2035. 89-91

Lilacs and violets, along with spice, espresso and black cherries are in the core of this soft, silky, fresh, medium-bodied, supple wine that will be delicious on release. Clos des Baies is produced by Philippe Baillarguet, the long-time cellar master of Chateau Ausone. The wine blends 70% Merlot with 30% Cabernet Franc. 13% ABV. Drink from 2023-2035. 89-91

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2018
90
Floral and polished, the deeply colored fruit is ripened and comes along with dark chocolate, licorice and black cherries. Lush, round textures and freshness in the finish, this Clos des Baies is produced by Philippe Baillarguet, the cellar master of Chateau Ausone. 89-91 Pts

Floral and polished, the deeply colored fruit is ripened and comes along with dark chocolate, licorice and black cherries. Lush, round textures and freshness in the finish, this Clos des Baies is produced by Philippe Baillarguet, the cellar master of Chateau Ausone. 89-91 Pts

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2016
91
Medium bodied, open and already showing off its dark cherry, licorice and black raspberry notes, this is soft, fresh and fruity. Created by the cellar master of Chateau Ausone, the wine is a blending of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc.

Medium bodied, open and already showing off its dark cherry, licorice and black raspberry notes, this is soft, fresh and fruity. Created by the cellar master of Chateau Ausone, the wine is a blending of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc.

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2015
90
Made and owned by Philippe Baillarguet, the cellar master of Chateau Ausone, this blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, offers fresh herbs and ripe, sweet, red fruits. Medium/full-bodied, this wine boasts a polished blast of black cherries and thyme in the finish.

Made and owned by Philippe Baillarguet, the cellar master of Chateau Ausone, this blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, offers fresh herbs and ripe, sweet, red fruits. Medium/full-bodied, this wine boasts a polished blast of black cherries and thyme in the finish.

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2013
88
Made and owned by Philippe Baillarguet, the cellar master of Chateau Ausone, this blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc delivers a sweet mouthful of spicy, fresh black raspberries and earth. This is the first time I’ve tasted this wine. It was a pleasant surprise, especially when you consider the vintage. 87-89 Pts

Made and owned by Philippe Baillarguet, the cellar master of Chateau Ausone, this blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc delivers a sweet mouthful of spicy, fresh black raspberries and earth. This is the first time I’ve tasted this wine. It was a pleasant surprise, especially when you consider the vintage. 87-89 Pts

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2012
89
Forward, medium bodied, ripe, sweet and fresh, with plenty of licorice, black cherries, dark chocolate and round tannins. You can drink this young, as it's already tasty.

Forward, medium bodied, ripe, sweet and fresh, with plenty of licorice, black cherries, dark chocolate and round tannins. You can drink this young, as it's already tasty.

1,804 Views   Tasted