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Founded in 1966, Chateau de Chantegrive is part of the Union of Grands Crus of Bordeaux. This forward-thinking family property in Graves is managed with passion and precision, producing beautiful wines representative of the Bordeaux region.
The 160 plots of the Chantegrive vineyard extend over 36 hectares in the heart of the Graves. The vines, around twenty years old on average, are planted in a soil of gravel, rolled pebbles and fine sand on clay-limestone soil. The vineyard is managed with precision, according to the principles of sustainable viticulture.
Harvest from September 25 to October 9. Cold pre-fermentation maceration for 7 to 10 days. Fermentation in thermo-regulated tanks. 7-day post-fermentation maceration.
12 months of ageing in barrels. 50% new French oak.
Merlot (60%), cabernet sauvignon (40%).
Tasted en primeur, the Chateau de Chantegrive 2019 is a structured wine with fresh, fruity peppery aromas.