Chateau Ausone   Chapelle dAusone

2020 Chapelle d'Ausone

By Chateau Ausone

2020 Chapelle d'Ausone from Chateau Ausone, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux

In the firmament of Bordeaux's illustrious vineyards, the 2020 Chapelle d'Ausone from Chateau Ausone emerges as a stellar beacon of refinement and pedigree. The vintage itself was a tapestry of climatic challenges, yet from these vicissitudes has arisen a wine emblematic of resilience and masterful winemaking.

 

A Study in Resilience: The 2020 Chapelle d'Ausone

The year 2020 was marked by meteorological extremes that put the vineyards to the test. Despite this, the Chateau Ausone team, under the auspices of Pauline Vauthier, deciphered nature's tempestuous script to create a wine that articulates the essence of its esteemed terroir. A cooler-than-average August followed by a sun-soaked September furnished the optimal denouement to the growing season, a fortuitous juxtaposition that is palpably expressed in every sip of the 2020 Chapelle d'Ausone.

 

Vintage Distinction and Investment Appeal

The tenor of this 2020 vintage is an orchestration of dark fruit harmonics punctuated by mineral fortissimos. Layers of plum, cassis and hints of star anise envelop the palate, upheld by the fine-grained tannins indicative of Saint-Émilion's noble limestone. This sophisticated structure, coupled with the precision of fruit, earmarks the 2020 Chapelle d'Ausone as one with substantial ageing potential— an alluring proposition for collectors and wine investors alike.

Ensconced within Chateau Ausone's storied lineage, this vintage conveys its pedigree through every nuanced drop— it is an anthology of what 2020 had inscribed on Saint-Émilion's landscape, translated into vino veritas by human hands and intuition.

In conclusion, the 2020 Chapelle d'Ausone encapsulates a year of contrasts wrapped in opulence. Savant blend of challenge and triumph, it beams forth as a prime candidate for investment consideration. This wine not only fortifies one's cellar but also assures an exciting maturation journey that will continue to unfurl subtleties with each ensuing year.

Market price (CAD)

$1,870.00

12x75cl

Highest score

0

POP score

N/A

Vintage performance