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Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health, please consume with moderation

CHATEAU GRAVES DE PEZ

This 7 acres estate is managed by the 3rd generation of the SaintMartin family. Maxime Saint Martin has recently acquired one additional acre in 2015.

Blend signed by Eric Boissenot“the oenologist of the Grands Crus ” (Châteaux Latour, LafiteMargaux, Léoville Las Cases, Giscours).

The  vineyard  is divided in 3 plots nested next  to Chateau Montrose, Cos 

d’Estournel and Les  Ormes de  Pez. The  soil is the same  as Cos  d’Estournel (Graves  Garonnaises 75%)  and  Clay  limestone  for 25%.

GRAVE DE PEZ 2015

APPELATIONS: 

MEDOC

GRAPES:

50% CABERNET SAUVIGNON

40% MERLOT

10% PETITE VERDOT

VINIFICATION: 

GREEN HARVEST TO FAVOR LOW YIELD AND INCREASE QUALITY. SYSTEMATIC SORTING OF THE GRAPES IN THE VINEYARD.MEDOCAN TRADITIONAL VINIFICATION WITH WINEMAKING PROCESS IN THERMO REGULATED STAINLESS STEELS VATS. YIELD: 30-40HL/HA.

TASTING NOTES:

ON THE NOSE, RED BERRIES, EARTHY CHERRY, FLORAL WITH A TOUCH OF MENTHOL. ON THE PALATE, FRESH, RICH, CONCENTRATED FRUITS WITH A LIGHT CHOCOLATE FLAVOR. MILD TANNINS LONG LENGHT.

DECANTING IS RECOMMENDED. THE WINE IS NOT TREATED, THE SEDIMENTS ARE NATURAL.