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Tag Archives: Château Ausone

• Surprise 100-pointers in Parker’s 2010 rankings

Surprise 100-pointers in Parker’s 2010 rankings

Wine critic Robert Parker has scored 10 wines from the 2010 vintage 100 points in a surprise turnaround. Initially it was reported that only nine wines had secured 100 points and that one of them had never been awarded the “perfect” score before. Pichon-Longueville Baron and Vieux Château Certan were among the hotly tipped contenders […]

• Ausone 2010 tops $1500 a bottle

Ausone 2010 tops $1500 a bottle

The last of the big en primeur releases have emerged with some hefty price increases from Ausone, Latour and Cheval Blanc and a small drop from Yquem. Ausone released at €1,120 per bottle (p/b), a 17% increase on 2009. Latour, the last first growth to be released, topped its fellow estates with a 30% increase […]