Chateau de Chantegrive 2009

Bordeaux Red Blends from Graves, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 116236
  • red wine
  • RP90
  • WE90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

Ruby color, seductive and complex bouquet, with notes of toast and dark fruit walls. On the palate it is bold and expressive, supported by silky tannins.

Pairs well with red meats, game birds, poultry, and mildly strong cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"A major sleeper of the vintage, this blend of equal parts Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is another "best ever" performance. Notes of tobacco leaf, hot rocks, sweet kirsch and black currants are impressively displayed in this medium to full-bodied, velvety textured, very seductive style of wine. Drink it over the next decade."
90 Points

"Solidly packed tannins, very firm and structured, a feeling of considerable extract as well as a high toast content. (br>Barrel Sample: 89-91 Points"
90 Points

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Rating:
(9/25/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
I put this baby in a decanter for about an hour, and it opened up beautifully. It is one of the best chianti wines that I have had.
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Learn About Chateau de Chantegrive Map ItMap It

In 1966 Henri and Françoise Lévêque acquired a few plots of vines in the commune of Podensac. After 40 years patiently adding more plots, Château de Chantegrive is today one of the largest and most prestigious estates in the Graves appellation with 240 acres of vines. It is a member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux.

A new generation has now arrived and with its energy and committed involvement within the winegrowing world, has injected renewed impetus into the estate.

Learn About Graves

(grahv) Gravel Guru Named so for the gravelly base of soil common in the area, Graves is diverse in the wines it creates. Think red, white and sweet. The best reds of Graves are in Pessac-Leognan in the north, including the famed and lauded first growth, Chateau Haut Brion. There, and in the central area of Graves, come some deliciously dry white wine, while towards the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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