"75% Cabernet Franc, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. The second wine of Ausone. Bright, supple raspberry fruit. Sappy, with fresh mint and dried spices. The tannins are detailed and sensitively extracted, lending a fine crunch. Just 2,000 bottles were made.
C&B Score: 17.5
Drinking dates: 2028-40
Lay down 2028 - 2040
Today's Bordeaux' wines retain a certain stoical classicism, whilst meeting more modern expectations of accessibility.