2008 Château Malartic-Lagravière75cl
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
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|Appellation:||Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux, France)|
|Winery:||Château Malartic Lagravière|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2025|
|Vinous R Score:||87-89|
Description of 2008 Château Malartic-Lagravière
2008 Château Malartic-Lagravière (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)
- View: Château Malartic-Lagravière 2008 offers a deep red carmen color with pronounced black hints
- Nose: powerful and complex aromas of black fruits (cassis, plums, raspberries, black cherries) and hints of minerality, graphite, licorice. The wood, fine and elegant brings complexity to the mix.
- Palate: ample attack, fat and chewy, with hints of red ripe fruits and smoke buttons. Tannic and harmonious with a beautiful structure
VINEYARD: Château Malartic Lagravière
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
AGING: Matured for 18 months in oak barrels (70% new barrels)
PAIRING: meat, game, cured cheese
How to serve
Domaine de Lagravière set on the oldest terroir of the Bordeaux vineyards was purchased at the end of the 18th century by the family of Maurès de Malartic. As a tribute to Hippolyte Count of Malartic who served the armies of the Kings of France the Château was named Malartic-Lagravière in 1850 by the new owner at that time, Madame Ricard.More about the Winery
Reviews of 2008 Château Malartic-Lagravière
The 53 hectares of this Pessac-Léognan extend over a magnificent severe croup. The grape varieties of red is made from 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot.
The wines are aged in oak barrels (50 to 70% new) for 15 to 22 months.
This Château Malartic Lagravière 2012 presents a purple dress. The nose offers aromas of blackcurrant and liquorice, underlined with a hint of smoke. A balanced wine, dense and in length.
To see the Château Malartic Lagravière White.
Decanter: 17.5 / 20
James Suckling: 91-92 / 100
Drink or keep: 2020 - 2030
PAIRING: lobster curry
The Malartic Lagravière castle is located on a high terrace deeply cut by the stream of White Water and its tributaries. It consists of 8 meters deep with gravel islands dating from the Quaternary period.
The evocative name of "Lagravière" underlines the high quality soil of this vineyard, known to be located on the most beautiful gravel rump of Léognan.