Château-Gazin Pomerol 2018 - Domaine Franey
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Château-Gazin Pomerol 2018
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Château-Gazin Pomerol 2018

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750ml
$129.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Pomerol
Brand Château-Gazin
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Jeb Dunnuck
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The deep purple, inky-hued 2018 Château Gazin comes from the Pomerol plateau and is 93% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc. A brilliant nose of blueberries, candied cherries, wildflowers, tobacco, chocolate, and spice gives way to a stunning Pomerol with full-bodied richness, a layered, seamless texture, ultra-fine tannins, and a great finish. This plush, sexy, opulent Pomerol does everything right. It already offers pleasure yet will ideally be given 4-6 years of bottle age and will have two decades or so over overall longevity.

March 11, 2021
Wine Enthusiast
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For its weight, this wine is also elegant. Rich, lush Merlot fruit flavors have a sense of restraint, self-contained and already delicious. The ripe berry flavors promise a wine that will have opulent fruit as well as structure. Drink from 2026.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2021
Vinous
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The 2018 Gazin has a lively, generous bouquet of vivacious wild strawberry, boysenberry and hints of tobacco. The aromatics are well delineated and focused. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, offering seductive black fruit mixed with black pepper, truffle and clove. There is so much finesse toward the finish that it is approachable now, yet it certainly has the substance to suggest long-term aging. Not to be underestimated, this is another wonderful Gazin.

Neal Martin, March 2021
Wine Spectator
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Dark plum and blackberry reduction flavors pick up light ganache and licorice snap notes along the way. Has the vintage's grip on the back end, giving this a serious feel. Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Score Range: 93-96

James Molesworth, 2019