For those new to Bordeaux it can be a minefield of classifications and classed growths and lots of other gobbledy-gook that only the French landed gentry seem to comprehend. Here’s what you need to know about this wine, it’s from St.Emilion, so it’s going to be blend with a predominance of Merlot. The black fruit aromas are supplemented by dark savoury tones of char and truffle. The wine is full of bright fruit, firm acids and a fine tannin structure as befitting Bordeaux. It’s a wine of stature and nobility.
Chateau La Gaffeliere Awards & Accolades
"A beautiful deep purple color as well as sweet aromas of incense,
charcoal, black fruits, and a hint of black truffles are found in this deep,
medium to full-bodied 2008. With pure fruit, good acids, and finely
grained, ripe, well-integrated tannins, this impressively endowed, yet
unevolved offering may compete with La Gaffelière’s fabulous 2005." 91-93 Points - Robert Parker