Graves

Graves appellation runs along the left bank of the Garonne to Langon in South of Bordeaux. 

The Graves terroir is very typical of the Bordeaux region and it is so renowned that it is the only one to have given its name to an appellation.

The vineyard covers 3 500 ha planted of Merlot blend with Cabernet Franc and Cabernet-Sauvignon for red wines and of Sauvignon Blanc and Gris, Sémillon and Muscadelle for white wines. The production is around 163 000 hl for both red and white wines each year.

The red wines are powerful, round, with aromas of red fruits and with beautiful tannic structure. The dry white wines are full-bodied, fresh and also very aromatic.

As its name indicates, Graves appellation combines pebbles, stones, gravels, sand mixed with silts, clays and limestones. The soils permeability ensure an optimum regulation of the vine's water supply.

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