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Graves, Pessac-Léognan

Graves and Pessac-Léognan are both located south of the city of Bordeaux unlike the Médoc which lies to the north of the region’s capital city. In fact, its most esteemed properties – Châteaux Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion and Pape Clément are only a few minutes’ drive away. Graves is the larger region of the two, which actually houses the smaller “cru” of Pessac-Léognan. Located further south, its climate is warmer, which usually produces slightly earlier harvests. But its soil is also different – well-draining gravel (known as “graves” in French) as well as clay. As a result, a higher proportion of Merlot is planted here – as much as 50% in some estates. It has long been a well-known region for wine and was sought as early as the 1700s for its bottles. Due to its unique micro-climate, its wines can often be notably rich in riper vintages but also moderately herbaceous in cooler ones. Another more unusual characteristic is that it produces excellent white wines as well, which can sometimes be even greater than its reds. ...
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    Rosé de Haut Bailly

    2014 Rosé de Haut Bailly

    Château Haut Bailly · Graves, Pessac-Léognan · Bordeaux · France
    CHF 20.45
    (75 cl)

    2014 Rosé de Haut Bailly

    Château Haut Bailly · Graves, Pessac-Léognan · Bordeaux · France
    Bottles: CHF 20.45
    i OWC/OC of 6: CHF 122.70
  • 75 cl
    Rosé de Chevalier

    2014 Rosé de Chevalier

    Domaine de Chevalier · Graves, Pessac-Léognan · Bordeaux · France
    CHF 16.15
    (75 cl)

    2014 Rosé de Chevalier

    Domaine de Chevalier · Graves, Pessac-Léognan · Bordeaux · France
    Bottles: CHF 16.15
    i OWC/OC of 6: CHF 96.90
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