Rare Find: 2005 Chateau Ausone Bordeaux



The 2005 Bordeaux vintage is one of the most legendary vintage in the history of Bordeaux. The wines have unparalleled concentration, formidable power and classically structured. They are also just starting to hit their drinking window.


Chateau Ausone was built on ancient Roman foundations. It is the smallest first-growth property in St-Emilion with incredibly sought after wines, high demand and small production. 


We have three rare 6 pack Original Wood Cases of Ausone 2005 for you. These cases are both bought from long time clients of ours and are in pristine condition.


What the critics are saying:


  • "The 2005 Ausone is a perfect wine of the vintage" (RP100)


  • "undoubtedly already offers a WOW experience" (TWI100)  


  • "magnificent... a wine of soaring intensity and class" (AG100)




"The 2005 Ausone is a perfect wine of the vintage. It displays crushed rock, spring flowers, blueberry and blackberry fruit, a full-bodied mouthfeel, stunning purity and richness, and perfect harmony among all of its component parts (acidity, tannin, wood, alcohol and extract). Still youthful, but oh, so promising, this wine should be set aside for another decade and drunk over the following 50-75 years."
Robert Parker, 100 


"The 2005 Ausone is magnificent. A wine of soaring intensity and class, the 2005 dazzles from the very first taste. The aromatics alone are captivating, with notes of cinnamon, mint, crushed rocks, blood orange, mocha and incense. Graceful and stately in bearing, the 2005 boasts tremendous purity and breathtaking balance. Readers will find a stunning Saint-Émilion that is just at the beginning of what promises to be a very long drinking window that will be measured in decades. It is a towering achievement from the Vauthier family."

Antonio Galloni, 100


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