Medoc CC and St Emilion 1GCC 2003

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The pasting that this heatwave received, 10 years on, from our panel was not wholly unexpected. 'Okay', 'sound' and 'drinkable' were descriptors reserved for only the best wines. See the top rated Medoc crus classes and St Emilion premiers grands crus classes 2003s here...
Château Rauzan Gassies Margaux 2CC
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Château Rauzan-Gassies, Margaux 2CC
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 17 Ronan Sayburn MS 17.5 Steven Spurrier 17
Deep, elegant graphite aroma, with cassis fruit, meat and a hint of Margaux fragrance. Rich, sleek and refined – small in scale but balanced and mature, with finesse and length. Well-made wine in a difficult year.
Drink 2013–2018
Alc 13%
Price £36–£49.50 Beaconsfield Wine Cellars, Christopher Keiller, Jakes Food & Wine

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