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Château Gravaillas

Graves White


The Graves region, stretching over sixty kilometers to the south-east of Bordeaux, owes its name to the nature of the soil, mainly consisting of terraces of stones and gravel. . The wines have enjoyed an international repute from time immemorial that has never waned.

The dry, nervy white wines from the Graves appellation are also remarkably fine and aromatic.

This magnificent 10 hectare vineyard is situated on the heart of the Sauternes area in the commune of Cérons.

The terroir here is truly exceptional, offering ideal characteristics for vine growing, with a protective micro-climate created by the surroundings streams, the deep, gravely soil over limestone strata and the perfect exposure facing south/south-east

The rigorous maintenance of the vineyard is backed by painstaking vinification with severe sorting of the incoming harvest The grapes are then fermented traditionally in temperature-controlled vats to preserve all the aromas of the Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle grape varieties.


Place of the estate : Cérons

Average production : 55 000 bottles

Area of the vineyard : 10 hectares

Soil : Deep stones and sandry gravel over limestone strata.

Grape varieties : 70% Sémillon, 28% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle

Average age of the wines : 30 years

Vinification : Traditional with long vatting

Ageing :Vats & barrels

Tasting notes
This wine, in a brilliant, pale green colour with flashes of silver, offers a complex nose of citrus fruit, white flowers and vanilla.
Remarkably clean on the palate, it leaves an impression of superb balance and elegance.

Matching with food
A delightful wine with a finish combining woody and floral touches to be enjoyed with freshwater fish.
It is best served chilled at between 11° and 12°C.

Cellaring potentiel
To be enjoyed now, or kept for 6 to 10 years

The estate