Laguna Cellar featuring Château La Gaffelière, Premier Grand Cru Classé, Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux
Château La Gaffelière 2018

Château La Gaffelière 2018

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• Domaine: Château La Gaffelière
• Appellation: Saint-Emilion
• Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé "B", Saint-Emilion
• Origin: Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar

Tasting Notes

"Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 La Gaffeliere reveals classically sophisticated scents of ripe black plums, warm blackberries and cigar box with touches of star anise, dried Provence herbs, chocolate mint and truffles. Full-bodied, it has a solid backbone of ripe, rounded tannins and lovely freshness lifting the densely layered fruit to a long finish." - Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (4/23/2019, Bordeaux 2018 Issue), Ratings: 94-96

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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