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Chateau Malartic Lagraviere 2012 Pessac-Leognan Grand Cru

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4.4/5   (8 Guides)

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Graves Classified Growth in 1959

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It is a red Pessac-Léognan born in a beautiful year with which the Cellar Master was able to compose to make it a great vintage.

The color is very deep purple with some reflections of black jade.

In the mouth as in the nose, all the ingredients of a great wine from Pessac-Léognan are united with aromas and flavors of small red fruits such as blueberry or blackcurrant with harmonious hints of vanilla coffee, burlat cherry, liquorice, bread grilled and smoked.

A nice balance in the mouth on silky tannins with a very long finish on an elegant vanilla woody note.

Potential for aging in the cellar until its probable peak around 2020/2023, bottle lying down protected from light and noise with an optimum humidity level of 70%.

To be tasted from time to time in order to have the pleasure of measuring its evolution towards its qualitative peak.

Size : 750ml
Appellation : Pessac-Leognan
Vintage : 2012
Color : Red
Classification : Graves Classified Growth

It is a Grand Cru Classé of Graves-Pessac-Léognan, located on a hill known as the most beautiful for centuries, formed several million years ago by alluvium from the Garonne river.

The Château's archives date back to the 18th century but it was not until the end of the 19th century that it took the name of Malartic-Lagravière.

The very well-drained vineyard, which rests on gravelly soil and a shelled clay-limestone subsoil, represents a current surface area of ​​around 50 hectares for an annual production of around 150 barrels, i.e. 180,000 bottles, a very small qualitative production of 3,500 to 3,600 bottles per hectare.

Grape variety for the red: Merlot Noir 45%, Cabernet-Sauvignon 45%, Cabernet-franc 8%, Petit Verdot 2%.

All the harvest is manual and the berries are sorted in the cellar. The wine vatting lasts about 30 days and the wine is aged in new barrels at a rate of 50 to 70%, for a period of 12 to 15 months before bottling.

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