Available only for Florida Distribution
Surface area: 7,5 hectares.
The vines of Château La Gravière are situated on 3 different terroirs: On the commune of Néac, 1,3 hectares have a direct southern exposure on a gravel plateau.
Along the N89 road, in the localities Marechaude, Champs de Cruzelles, Champs des Landes et Marchesseau extends over 2,7 other hectares. And in the localities Bois de Montviel and Canton des Chats, on a nice knoll of fine gravel with a direct southern exposure, 3,5 hectares complete the vineyard diversity .
GRAPE VARIETY PROPORTIONS
92 % of Merlot, 4 % Cabernet Franc, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. Age of vines: from 3 to 50 years.
Undertaken by the same teams as château Montviel in Pomerol, the vineyard work is effectuated with the same attention whose sole objective is quality: After the green harvesting (if needed) and leaf thinning, the grapes are hand-picked in small 12 kg cartons and then are sorted on a double sorting table (before and after de-stemming) and generally without being sent through a crusher..
AGEING OF THE WINE
Wines of Château La Gravière are vinified after a pre-fermentation cold maceration, in 60 hl inox vats at Château Montviel.
The aging lasts from 12 to 15 months in barrels. They are wines with a great personality and immediate seduction, gourmet wines.
Château LA GRAVIÈRE: 45.000 bottles (based on a yield of 45 HL/Ha).