Producer: Chateau des Graviers
Wine: 2018 Margaux Cuvee Tradition
Varietals: 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc,
3% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec, 2% Carmenere
Nose: Aromas of blackberry and cocoa.
Palate: Medium-bodied with mulled blackberry and black current flavors. Silky tannins with hints of dusty gravel and a long finish.
Food: Grilled lamb, roasted chicken with mushrooms and truffles.
Cellaring: Drink now or cellar until 2030
CHATEAU DES GRAVIERS
Chateau des Graviers is located in the Arsac region of Margaux and has been in the Dufourg-Landry family for generations. Christophe Landry is the fifth generation winemaker and has been making wines since the mid-nineties.
One of the six communes (in addition to Listrac-Médoc, Moulis, Pauillac, Saint-Estèphe and Saint-Julien) within the French Haut-Médoc area which are independent appellations and are allowed to bear the place name on the label. Of these, Margaux is the most famous and largest municipality in the centre of the Médoc. The appellation also includes the four municipalities of Arsac, Cantenac, Labarde and Soussans.