Château Rauzan-GassiesMARGAUX, GRAND CRU CLASSÉ EN 1855

Chateau Rauzan Gassies started out life in the middle of the seventeenth century.
It was once a part of the gigantic Rauzan estate. By the time of the 1855 Classification, the vast Margaux estate had given birth to not only Rauzan Gassies, but Chateau Rauzan Segla, Chateau Marquis de Terme, and even Château Desmirail.

The current owner is the Quie family who bought it in 1946. The new vats were installed after a renovation and modernization of the estate in 2013. In 2018, they completed a renovation and modernization of their cellars.

Vineyards, Terroir, Grapes, Winemaking

The 28.5-hectare, Left Bank vineyard of Chateau Rauzan Gassies is planted to 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. The terroir is gravel and sand soils. Their best gravel parcels are located near the chateau. The average age of the vines is 35 years.

The wine of Rauzan Gassies is aged in 30% new, French oak barrels for an average of 12 months.

On average, Chateau Rauzan Gassies produces close to 11,000 cases of Margaux per year. There is a second wineChevalier de Rauzan Gassies.