Château La Gaffelière

Saint-Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend

9.34 ratings
9.61 pro ratings
St. Émilion, Libournais, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
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9.6

The 2016 La Gaffelière is superb. Vivid and precise, with layers of nuance, the 2016 is a wine of real clarity. Blood orange, lavender, rose petal and mint add brightness to this stunningly beautiful Saint-Émilion. La Gaffelière is a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, and it is the Franc that gives the wine so much character and complexity. This is just an irresistibly captivating Saint-Émilion. Stéphane Derenoncourt and Simon Blanchard consult. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, January 2019)

The 2016 La Gaffelière is superb. Vivid and precise, with layers of nuance, the 2016 is a wine of real clarity. Blood orange, lavender, rose petal and mint add brightness to this stunningly beautiful Saint-Émilion. La Gaffelière is a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, and it is the Franc that gives the wine so much character and complexity. This is just an irresistibly captivating Saint-Émilion. Stéphane Derenoncourt and Simon Blanchard consult. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, January 2019)

1 person found it helpfulNov 15th, 2019
M. Christopher Roebuck

Can't recall notes, but it was very good. But, probably was too early to open.

93 points

Can't recall notes, but it was very good. But, probably was too early to open.

93 points

Oct 19th, 2019
John Van Trijp

En Primeur Tasting 2016 Vintage in Bordeaux

En Primeur Tasting 2016 Vintage in Bordeaux

Apr 6th, 2017
Thijs Hendriks

Thijs had this 3 years ago

Thijs had this 3 years ago

Apr 9th, 2017