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Château Malartic Lagravière Blanc 2022

Pessac-Leognan AOC

James Suckling was excited about the 2022 release Malartic Lagravière Blanc. "So precise and complex with vivid acidity and length", 97-98 points. Mostly Sauvignon, with Sémillon, barrel-matured in up to 70% new oak, this is a 5-star wine.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Silky, yet super fresh and racy, precise delicate orchard fruit, spice

Aroma

Apple, white peach, pear and honey, with coriander, white pepper hints

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Malartic Lagravière Blanc 2022

More information

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2042

Originally Domaine de Lagravière, this Cru Classé estate adopted its new name in the 1850s. It lies in the finest part of the Graves, the Pessac-Léognan, and its reputation has soared since new owners took charge. Part of the Laurent Perrier empire until 1997, it was sold to a Belgian family, Michele and Alfred-Alesandre Bonnie. Their son and daughter-in-law, Jean-Jacques and Severine, now run the property, firmly wedded to sustainable vineyard methods and biodiversity. Quality has risen steadily, with the introduction of a second wine and stricter grape selection. Only 7 of the 47 hectares are planted to white grapes, so little is made. Sauvignon Blanc with 20% Sémillon, oak-fermented in part new barrels, it's a serious white to cellar.

"Up with the crème de la crème. Concentrated, has a great texture, and a brillant finish" Jeb Dunnock
Critic 94-97pts
Map showing Pessac-Leognan AOC
Tasting note information