The estate of Les Graves de Viaud own 15 hectares of beautifully sited vineyards in the heart of the Côtes de Bourg. The soils are composed of small grit with a deep rocky sub-soil. The Betschart family farm bio-dynamically, striving to produce the best possible expression of natural Bordeaux wines possible, with the bear minimum of additions as part of their ongoing stewardship to ensure the land and vines are reflected in the glass.
This cuvée is a prime example of the potential of their “Terroir” developing maximum varietal character. Well-integrated tannins, oak and acidity give it a rich texture and a long, elegant finish. Wonderfully pure and open in it’s youth, not to mention downright drinkable, this wine will continue to improve with careful cellaring.
This vintage is composed of 40% Cabernet Franc, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon & 25% Merlot, all of which is aged in 500l French oak barrels.
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