Chateau Haut Gravet 2016 Grand Chemin, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

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The Chateau Haut Gravet is located at the foot of the hill of Saint-Emilion, alongside many of the best properties of the appellation. For over 20 years, Alain Aubert and his wife Bernadette have applied traditional methods at Haut Gravet producing superb wines.This wine is a very special cuvee they decided to produce in the outstanding 2016 vintage. It is sourced entirely from the “Grand Chemin” parcel, a 5 acre block on the estate with vines over 40 years of age. It is ideally located on mainly ancient gravel clay-limestone soils which allows for mineral richness and deep rooting for a full expression of the terroir and a incredibly developed aromatic profile. The blend is 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 20 months in 80% new French oak barrels.Wine Enthusiast Magazine scored this 92 points saying “This rich, structured wine, is dominated by Merlot, giving a smoky character along with generously ripe red-berry flavors. Wood aging adds spice to thi…

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