Chateau Rauzan Segla 2005 Cru Classe, Margaux

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At the end of the 18th century, the wines of Rauzan Segla had become famous all over the world. Thomas Jefferson ordered 10 cases of Rauzan Segla after visiting Bordeaux in 1787. At that time, Thomas Jefferson declared Rauzan Segla was truly at the top of the Second Growths. Chateau Rauzan Segla is planted to 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot on 178 acres. The soils are mostly gravel with clay and the average age of the vines is 35 years. This wine is from the monumental 2005 vintage and has been aging the Chateau’s cellars for this latest release. James Suckling scored this 97-98 points saying “This is so sexy with superbly polished tannins that gives the wine super length and definition. Compacted and tight. Full body, tight yet flamboyant at the same time. Loving it. Wine Spectator scored this 97 points saying “Very beautiful aromas of crushed berry, flowers, currant and Indian spices follow through to a full body, with ultrafine tannins an…

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