1996 Gazin

Gazin

88Average Score
Red
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£64.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
88
Critic Notes

Gazin has been one of the most impressive Pomerols over the last decade. That's good news for consumers since it is a large estate, with the potential to produce 10,000 cases. The 1996 is an atypically tannic, serious Gazin with a dense ruby/purple color, and lavish quantities of toasty new oak in the nose intermixed with licorice, black cherries, and mocha/coffee notes. The wine displays excellent concentration, but is backward, with medium to full body, and moderately high tannin. Give it 5-6 years of cellaring as it will be potentially long-lived. It is unquestionably an impressive effort for a 1996 Pomerol. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2018.|| Wine Advocate.April, 1999

Score: 89-/100Robert Parker

Aromas of sweet, fresh herbs, with hints of plums. Medium- to full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long finish. Slightly hollow center palate.--'95/'96 Bordeaux retrospective. Drink now. -James Suckling, Wine Spectator 2007

Score: 87-/100Wine Spectator
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Cotes de Blaye
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Cotes de Blaye
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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