Chateau de Chantegrive (Futures Pre-Sale) 2011

Bordeaux Red Blends from Graves, Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
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Price: $17.99
Item No. 117114
  • WS91
  • WE91
  • JS90
Style: Earthy & Spicy

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.

Critical Acclaim

"Nice cut, with a plum pit note running through the blackberry, sweet tapenade and maduro tobacco notes. Bright fruit lingers on the finish.
Barrel Sample: 88-91 Points"
91 Points

"There is a good balance here between the ripe blackberry fruits and the solid tannins. This wine shows new wood and a touch of green flavor.
Barrel Sample: 88-91 Points"
91 Points

"A soft red with plum, mineral and warm stone character. Medium to full body, with round tannins and a delicious finish. Attractive texture.
Barrel Sample: 89-90 Points"
90 Points

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...

Read More About Graves

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...

Read More About Bordeaux Red Blends

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