Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B 2005 - Lot of 3 Bottles

Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B 2005

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: Red
  • Organic
  • 14.50 %
  • 2.25L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

One of the oldest domaines in the appellation; produces an extremely well-balanced wine, with great complexity; all about refinement. More info

  • Quantity: 3 Bottles
  • Level: 3 into-neck
  • Label: 3 marked label, 3 very bin-soiled label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
  • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé B
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Malet-Roquefort
  • More information....

Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Bécasses rôties en cocotte, Tournedos à la moelle et ratatouille de légumes, Lièvre à la royale.

Peak: Drink until 2030

  • Vintage score: 19/20
  • What the experts say...

    "(...)the prodigious 2005 boasts a dense ruby/purple color in addition to a flamboyant bouquet of lead pencil shavings, creme de cassis, blackberries, smoked meats, incense, and Asian spice." R. Parker (04/2008)

    Lot presentation
    Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B

    Cuvée presentation

    The wine releases intense aromas of blackcurrants, leather and wood. On the palate, it reveals fine concentration with long, elegant tannins.

    Information about domain Château la Gaffelière

    Château La Gaffelière is one of the oldest properties in the appellation, and is one of Saint Emilion's great classics. The south-facing vines are planted on clay-limestone soil and are an average of 40 years old. La Gaffelière regained its rank of premier cru classé in 1985.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 3 Bottles
    • Level: 3 into-neck
    • Label: 3 marked label, 3 very bin-soiled label
    • Origin: Trade
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 14.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé B
    • Producer/Owner: Famille Malet-Roquefort
    • Vintage: 2005
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2030
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Organic
    • Size (in ha): 23
    • Volume: 90000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet franc

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    Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B 2005

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