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Château Croizet Bages 5ème Grand Cru Classé  2011 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Croizet Bages 5ème Grand Cru Classé 2011

This cru classé from Pauillac has considerably developed over the last 15 years and is now very refined and supple, yet still very affordable.

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Lot Description: Château Croizet Bages 5ème Grand Cru Classé 2011

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: 5ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Jean-Michel Quié
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 10% Cabernet franc
  • Peak: Drink until 2021
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 30
  • Volume: 200000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Twenty year-old vines and traditional vinification produce fruity, round and easy-to-drink wines. The bouquet has blackberry and raspberry aromas with a graphite note.

    Château Croizet-Bages, like many other Pauillac wines, is located on the famous Bages plateau. In 1853, two years before the renowned 1855 classification, Château Croizet-Bages became the property of the Calvé family, leading to a slight change in the name, to Château Calvé Croizet-Bages, which the property kept until 1934. After that, Paul Quié acquired the château, which has since remained in the same family. The vineyard went through a long restructuring phase that lasted about 20 years. Up until the harvest in 1986, there was just one old concrete vat. Since then a new winery has been built in order to improve the quality of the vinification process. Paul Quié's descendants also own Château Rauzan-Gassies, a second growth in Margaux, and Château Bel-Orme-Tronquoy-de-Lalande.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
87/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
88/100Wine Spectator
14,5/20Bettane & Desseauve
14/20Jancis Robinson
15/20RVF
16/20Le Point
86/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink until 2021