The Caractere from Château de la Grave consists of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, grown in Bourg, on the right bank of the Gironde, opposite Margaux. This is undoubtedly one of the best wines of the so-called Bordeaux Côtes, the 2012er was celebrated with the award "Coup de Coeur" in the guide Hachette. Stylistically, the wine reminds of a Saint-Emilion, the high proportion Merlot makes in round and supple, the noble wood note gives it the distinctive Bordeaux character, "Caractere". A great Bordeaux for under 10 euros. Try!
|Drink:||now until 2029|
|Analysis:||14.5% alc. vol.|
|Wine maturing:||in the barrique|
|Grape variety:||80% Merlot , 20% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Wine type:||dry red wine|
château de la Grave, Philippe & Valérie BASSEREAU, 33710 Bourg-sur-Gironde
|Hints:||product from France - contains sulphites|