Ausone Past and Future

Ausone Past and Future

by Westgarth Wines August 12, 2019

Chateau Ausone, one of the four renowned Premier Grand Cru Classé ‘A’ estates in Bordeaux’s St-Emilion has a long history dating back to around 310 BCE when it is believed the land belonged to its namesake poet Ausonius. Even now, managing director Alain Vauthier says the vines he oversees date back to 1906, when his grandfather planted them. He spoke to the importance terroir plays in the wine and how “Ausone will remain Ausone”. What will change? Vauthier acknowledges the growth of Bordeaux on the market in Asian, the US and UK as wine lovers continue to buy fine wine at ever escalating rates. Read on for the full interview!





Also in News

Pontet-Canet: Big Biodynamic Bordeaux
Pontet-Canet: Big Biodynamic Bordeaux

by Jackson Rohrbaugh December 05, 2019

Château Pontet-Canet is a rare star in the Bordeaux firmament. Despite their standing as a fifth growth Château in the 1855...

Continue Reading

More For Masseto
More For Masseto

by Westgarth Wines December 03, 2019

Masseto, widely regarded as an exemplar Italian Merlot producer, will now have its own winery. Masseto began as an offshoot of...

Continue Reading

Latour History
Latour History

by Westgarth Wines November 27, 2019

Chateau Latour, a Bordeaux First Growth, has a fascinating history, and some of the wines that were a part of it...

Continue Reading