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L’Hospitalet de Gazin 2011

RM315.00

75cl / 13%

The 2011 L’Hospitalet de Gazin of Château Gazin: a red wine from Pomerol from 2011.

Tasting Notes

Colour: Dark in colour.
Nose: Red & black berry aromas, sour cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant, a slightly toasted smell, winy, peppery, with a hint of caramel.
Palate: Very full-bodied wine that is rather meaty, tannic, silky with a nice lingering effect and a clearly tannic finish that doesn’t overpower and will soften with age.
Grape Varieties: 90% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

The vineyards of Pomerol gradually developed between the 12th century and the French Revolution under the aegis of the knights of Saint-Jean of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta. Château Gazin, which was a hamlet in the 18th century, is most probably located on the site of the ‘Hospital of Pomeyrols”, built by the knights to receive pilgrims on the Santiago de Compostela route. This was the inspiration for the name of the property’s second wine “LHospitalet de Gazin”.

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