Château Malartic-Lagraviere 2020
• Domaine: Château Malartic-Lagraviere
• Appellation: Pessac-Leognan
• Classification: Grand Cru Classé de Graves
• Origin: Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
"The deep purple-black 2020 Malartic Lagraviere leaps from the glass with vibrant notes of Bing cherries, black raspberries, ripe plums and boysenberries, plus suggestions of pencil lead, wild sage and crushed rocks. Medium-bodied, the palate has lovely energy and freshness, offering a solid backbone of grainy tannins to support the lively red and black fruit layers, finishing savory.
The tentative blend is 50.4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47.8% Merlot, and 1.8% Cabernet Franc, with only 38% of production going into the grand vin. The alcohol is 14% this year.
Commencing with the 2020 vintage, the estate has chosen a new bottle for the grand cru and second vin, highlighted by an engraved ship, the symbol of the estate." - Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Advocate (5/20/2021), Ratings: 92-94, Drink: 2025-2045
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