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Anson: Tasting Château La Gaffelière shows St-Emilion’s reinvention

There is a fresh buzz building around this Premier Grand Cru Classé B estate in St-Emilion following a series of investments in the vineyard, says Jane Anson, who offers detailed tasting notes on every vintage since 2011 and an insight into what's been happening.

‘La Gaffelière is easily becoming one of my favourite estates in an appellation that is undergoing a series of reinventions’


Is St-Emilion’s best-kept secret that Ausonius’ villa is almost certainly to be found, not under Ausone’s land, but under La Gaffelière’s?

 


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