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Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B 2012

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • Organic
  • 14% 
  • 0.75L
  • 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: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 slightly bin-soiled label, 1 marked 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: 2017-2032

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • What the experts say...

    "Very elegant kirsch liqueur-like notes mixed with licorice, spice and earth jump from the glass of this famous St.-Emilion, long-owned by the Malet Roquefort family.", Robert M. Parker, Wine Advocate, Avril 2015

    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: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 slightly bin-soiled label, 1 marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Space in a wine storage facility
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé B
    • Producer/Owner: Famille Malet-Roquefort
    • Vintage: 2012
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: 2017-2032
    • 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
    Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B
    Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B

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    iDealwine price estimate
    Château la Gaffelière 1er Grand Cru Classé B 2012

    iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format