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Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2022
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 13.5%
Red pepper, smoke, soft cedar and bramble combine on this fresh and lifted Graves nose. Bright fruits on the palate with hints of oak spice.
Château de Chantegrive is one of the largest wine estates in the Graves appellation, in the commune of Podensac, with 97 hectares (240 acres) of vines. It is a member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux. The Chateau produces a red & rose wines from Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon,as well as white wines based on Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon from 10 hectares (25 acres) of 30+ years old vines.In 1966 Henri and Françoise Lévêque purchased some vineyards around the village of Podensac and gradually set about creating the Chantegrive estate. The baton has now been passed to the younger generation and the progress continues. The Cuvée Caroline is their white wine produced from 12 hectares of vines. The juice is fermented in barrel and is then aged in new Allier oak casks for 9 months, with regular stirring of the lees to enrich then wine. A recent clutch of awards bears testimony to the exciting quality of wine being made here and the recognition it is deservedly earning
|Producer||Chateau de Chantegrive|
|Grape Variety||Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot|
|Wine Closure||Natural Cork|