2012 Chantegrive

Chantegrive

91Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

This is very impressive and I wonder why more people don’t get this wine. Full yet racy and refined with loads of apple pie and vanilla character. Goes on for minutes. 50% new wood. Fermented and aged in wood. Half Sauvignon Blanc and half Semillon. James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

Score: 92-93/100James Suckling

The Leveque family has hit pay dirt again with this 2012 Graves. An inky, bluish/purple color, and an equal part blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the wine shows terrific fruit, great purity, graphite and underlying earthy burning ember notes. It has medium body and loads of fruit, depth and light tannin in the finish, showing this wine can be drunk early, or cellared for up to a decade. A sleeper of the vintage. Apr 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 89-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Graves
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Graves
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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