2012 Chateau Les Graves de Loirac Cru Artisan - Medoc
CHÂTEAU LES GRAVES DE LOIRAC
Appellation Médoc Contrôlée
Owner : EARL Jean-François Gillet
Location : Jau-Dignac-et-Loirac
Surface : 8ha
Soil: Gravel Soils
GrapeVarieties : 60% Cabernet Sauvignon / 40% Merlot Noir
Vendanges : Méchanical
Vinification : Traditional
A JauDignac and Loirac, this small family farm extends over 8 hectares of gravelly soil between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gironde estuary which it enjoy specific microclimate of Medoc area. The vines are planted with cabernet sauvignon and black merlot typical of a Médoc AOC.
Depending on the vintage, the wine from these vines is aged from 8 to 12 months in oak giving its roundness and fruitiness. Grapes are harvested at their optimum ripeness.
This unusual wine, gathers aromatic concentration and suppleness, with notes of ripe cherry and a touch of wild pepper. A colorful wine fleshy and silky but intense in mouth.A powerful wine in a velvet dress.
Served at 16-18 ° C, Chateau Les Graves de Loirac will brighten your holiday meal accompanying your most delicious dishes.