Red

2000 Château Rauzan-Gassies

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • Margaux
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Community Tasting Notes 87

  • drrobvino wrote: 92 points

    April 21, 2019 - Drank this last of 2 bottles today, with rack of lamb on Easter Sunday.
    Beautiful pairing, the wine showed tertiary aromas and flavors of wet soil, tar, mushroom, black currant, pencil lead, leather, etc. Delicious, tried next to 2004 Seavey Estate Cab, and the whole family liked both wines alot, but preferred the Margaux with the Lamb. The tannins are nicely resolved, this wine is in a great window now and for the next year. Catch it while it is great, if you have a few bottles left, crack one soon. Fantastic WFTM.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • yinha Likes this wine: 91 points

    April 14, 2019 - Only managed to buy one of these recently - a lovely product of 2000. Not yet at peak - has a youthful air and Secondaries are barely peaking out. This has quite a few years left in my view - enjoyable now but more rewarding later if well stored.

  • grossie Likes this wine: 92 points

    January 5, 2019 - At peak! Don't wait! Sweet cedar and dark fruit on the nose. Fantastic fruit in the mouth. Tannins are soft. By the second night this had faded a bit. Absolutely gorgeous now. I'm sad it's gone but at least I'm not under any pressure to finish more bottles since this was my last.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • chatters wrote:

    December 15, 2018 - Haut Medoc Birthday lunch (Bel & Brio, Barangaroo): Leather, blackcurrant, earthy, plumy, spicy, a little biscuit and spice. Juicy, savoury, graphite, black fruits, a little volatile acidity. Tannins near resolved. Medium plus length. Nice.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Anonymous Likes this wine: 91 points

    November 27, 2018 - Still going strong. No hurry.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/22/2004 (link) 90 points

    (Château Rauzan-Gassies) Roasted fruit nose; tight but tasty, coffee, olive palate; medium finish 90+ pts.

  • By Richard Jennings
    1/16/2004 (link) 88 points

    (Château Rauzan-Gassies) Vanilla, vegetal and coffee nose; oaky, coffee flavored palate with soft tannins; short-medium finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    3/19/2003 (link) 89 points

    (Château Rauzan-Gassies) Tight, black fruit nose; black fruit, tobacco palate with balance; medium finish (40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot)

  • By Richard Jennings
    3/7/2003 (link) 90 points

    (Château Rauzan-Gassies) Well balanced, cassis palate with soft tannins and high notes; medium finish (good drinking now)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2000
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Rauzan-Gassies
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Médoc
  • Appellation Margaux

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 24 (2%)
  • In Cellars 987 (64%)
  • Consumed 538 (35%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

duck, game, lamb, liver, meat, roasted, steak, stew

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