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  • When to drink

    from 2022
  • Food Pairing

    Lamb Stew with Spring Vegetables

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The Malartic-Lagraviere 2016 Blanc has a well-defined bouquet with citrus fruit, a touch of smoke, honeysuckle and melted wax aromas. The palate is well balanced with crisp acidity, saline in the mouth with good weight and yet it does not deliver the tension and mineralité of either the 2014 or 2015. It is a satisfying white Pessac-Léognan whose potential was rubbed out by the incessant warmth of the growing season

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Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere white is a Classified Growth produced in Pessac-Leognan. The estate has 7 hectares of white grape varieties planted. The vines, on average 31 years old, are planted on gravel, clay and limestone. Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere white 2016 is a blend of 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Semillon. The wine is aged on lees in oak barrels (55% in new barrels). 

 

 

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Vintage 2016

The 2016 vintage's summer began in late June, and was very dry and hot. The vines had no problem dealing with such adversity. On September 13th, the rain allowed the grapes to terminate their maturation. Harvest started on September 19thand lasted until the 27th.

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Bright yellow colour, green hue. Aromatic nose with intense citrus fruit, grapefruit and lemon zest, distinct nuances of buxus and aromatic herbs, on the palate well balanced with ripe fruit, elegant acidity and good length. 92

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Pessac Leognan, Bordeaux

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Malartic-Lagraviere Blanc 2016  ( Château Malartic-Lagraviere )

Bright yellow colour, green hue. Aromatic nose with intense citrus fruit, grapefruit and lemon zest, distinct nuances of buxus and aromatic herbs, on the palate well balanced with ripe fruit, elegant acidity and good length. 92

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