Château Gazin 2011
• Domaine: Château Gazin
• Appellation (AOC): Pomerol
• Grape Varietals: 90% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon
• Origin: Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar
For the terroir followers, Château Gazin is located next to Petrus and Château l'Evangile.
"A powerful, virile 2011, Gazin reveals a dense ruby/purple color, a big, meaty, earthy richness, lots of coffee, black cherry liqueur and spice notes, and a full-bodied mouthfeel. It will benefit from another 3-4 years of cellaring and should keep for 15+ years." - Robert M. Parker Jr., The Wine Advocate (4/29/2014, Issue 212) Rating: 93+, Drink: 2017-2032
"Barrel sample. This firmly tannic wine has a dry character that lays over lighter fruits. With soft spice and some sweetness, this wine is developing already." - Roger Voss, The Wine Enthusiast (5/2012), Ratings: 89
Effective October 18, 2019, the US Trade Representative's Office imposed a new 25% value-added tax (i.e., import tariffs) on a wide range of European products (including French wine, Italian cheese and single malt Scotch whisky) to penalize EU subsidies for Airbus. EU has made counter-claims agains the US subsidies for Boeing. A ruling by WTO on EU's counter-claims is expected in the spring of 2020.
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