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Château Gravelier is a third generation winery located in the heart of the Bordeaux AOC region. The winery consists of 25 hectares of vines with an average age of 20 years. The vineyards are planted on limestone-clay slopes with a southern exposure to the sun. Château Gravelier is a lovely family winery, noted for production traditional Bordeaux blends based on Merlot.
70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
The grapes are picked & destemmed, and fermentation takes place in stainless steel and fiberglass vats for a period of 10-14 days at a temperature of 77°F. The wine is racked to remove any particles and then undergoes a light fining before it is bottled, usually 12 to 18 months after the harvest.
A charming nose of raspberry with a hint of vanilla
A robust mouthfeel of red fruits and cinnamon accented by silky tannins. Chateau Gravelier is smooth and well-structured wine which is a perfect match to a variety of cuisines.