Château La Gaffelière 2019

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2191-2019
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• Domaine: Château La Gaffelière
• Appellation: Saint-Emilion
• Classification: Premier Grand Cru Classé B
• Origin: Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar

Tasting Notes

"At around the time of bud burst, this vintage saw a period of stress linked to cold periods, -1°C on the plain at the end of March. Before the primeurs, the spring promised to be very dry and hot, with a very marked water deficit in March. This trend was confirmed in April and May, not necessarily through the cumulative temperature but by high evapo-transpiration.

A frost was narrowly avoided in the middle of the spring. Flowering took place under good conditions in June. July was very hot, peaking at 42°C. A large storm with 40 mm of rain at the end of July avoided disaster: The plants were watered and temperatures fell. August was dry with little rain despite a storm on 27/08. Thanks to this sparse rain, the water balance was not at its lowest. The Merlots at the foot of the slopes started on 17/09, the Cabernets Francs close the harverst on 11/10." - Damien Bielle, Technical Director

 

More Information
Stock Status In Stock
Appellation Saint-Emilion
Vintage 2019
Brand Château La Gaffelière
Shipping Weight 3.000000

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1.  As of June 15, 2021, the US and the EU reached an agreement to suspend tariffs resulting from the Boeing-Airbus aircraft trade disputes.  Such tariffs are now suspended for the next 5 years.

2.  Futures are expected to be available for delivery 2 years following the sales (e.g. the 2019 vintage, sold in 2020, will be delivered in 2022 or 2023).

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