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2008 Château Rauzan-Ségla

Margaux, 2me cru classé

ex-château; recent library release help

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$185.00 per Magnum (1.5L)


8 Magnums (1.5L)




"Here is 2008 with a velvety texture yet the underlying bright acidity comes through at the same time. Medium to full body, firm and chewy tannins and a fresh finish. Very pretty and energetic. Just opening now." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 06/16/2016)

Rating: 93

"The 2008 Rauzan-Ségla, a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon and 38% Merlot, is just beginning to show signs of maturity in the glass. The bouquet has always been a little conservative and foursquare in my opinion, as if the Merlot needs to “gee up” and impart more opulence and fruité. There is a light earthy scent, and a touch of warm brick infusing the dark berry fruit, but it does not quite “billow” as you would like a Margaux wine to do. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin, a fine line of acidity, truffle tinged red berry fruit laced with mocha and leather. This is showing more secondary notes towards the finish, but I would still afford it maybe another year or two in bottle." Neal Martin, Vinous.com
(NM, 02/01/2018)

Rating: 91
Drink from: 2020-2045

"A touch soft, but persistent, with pretty floral, mulled plum and tobacco notes that glide over light, rounded tannins. The pure finish lets the fruit hang elegantly. Wins on balance rather than depth. Drink now through 2014. 10,500 cases made." Wine Spectator
(WS, 01/01/2011)

Rating: 90

"Dark and savoury on the nose then really savoury on the palate. Depth and finesse, more mineral than fruit at the forefront but there's plenty of fruit there." Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 11/11/2010)

Rating: 17
Drink from: 2014-2023

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