Before there was a vineyard at Gazin, there was a hospital on the site, which had long-standing connections with the knights templar. The family who still won the property today - the Bailliencourts - took over control of Gazin and the St Emilion property La Dominique in 1946, selling the latter chateau in 1969. At the same time, a sale of several hectares of vines to Petrus was signed off. For a period thereafter, quantity was prioritised over quality, but since the installation of Nicolas de Bailliencourt in 1990, the wine has been steadily improving. there are 23.5 hectares of land under vine at Gazin.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £1,400.14
"The 2009 Gazin has a very concentrated, high-toned bouquet with Merlot firmly in the driving seat, a mixture of black and blue fruit. The palate is rounded on the entry with supple tannin, succulent and glossy in style with macerated black cherries and salted liquorice towards the finish. This needs another year or two in the glass." Neal Martin
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