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Date Printed: 7/22/2014
Chateau Les Graves de Barrau  2007
Chateau Les Graves de Barrau 2007
(search item no. 98412)

PRICE ON 7/22/2014: $10.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

One of the wines produced on this estate is the Château Les Graves de Barrau, made from a strict selection of the best vats; this selection is carried out directly by Dominique Hébrard during the blending process. This wine has lots of finesse and all the characteristics of a great Bordeaux: well-balanced tannins, marked by the expressive fruitiness of the terroir.

Nice crimson color and lovely aromas of cherry with just a hint of vanilla. Well-rounded and fleshy in the mouth, with well-balanced tannins. A long, silky finish.

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Additional wines from Château Les Graves de Barrau:

  • 2011 (search item no. 128233)

About Château Les Graves de Barrau:

The Château Les Graves de Barrau is part of an estate, 11 miles north of Bordeaux, that has been famous for centuries. Set high up on a south-facing plateau, the vineyard benefits from an exceptional position giving the grapes excellent ripeness.

The Musset family has been on this estate for several generations. Serge Musset took over in 1966. With all the savoir-faire of his ancestors, he grows the vines in the traditional way and makes his wine slowly and patiently.