Chateau de Chantegrive "Caroline" 2014

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2014 Graves White from Bordeaux

The Caroline cuvee is the flagship of the wines produced by Chateau de Chantegrive. This top of the range dry Graves Blancs gets its good reputation from its airy thickness, always enhanced by an accurate acidity. This wine's freshness and volume on the palate are due to the cold soak that then ended by an ageing process on lees in French oak barrels (50% new barrels) with regular stirring of the lees. The 2014 Caroline offers an intense nose on citrusy (lemon and grapefruit) notes followed by white flower hints (lilac and acacia). Aromatic freshness and clearness are expressed on swirling. The attack is frank and releases a few surprising (for a dry wine) pineapple, mango and litchi notes. This wine offers good volume, and its balance is assured by minerality and accurate acidity. This Graves Blancs is a success!

Bordeaux
Grape varieties
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Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
15,5

J. Suckling
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation

Color
White

Producer
Chateau de Chantegrive

Sweetness
Dry white wines

Allergens
Contains sulfites