CHÂTEAU MALARTIC-LAGRAVIÈRE ROUGE 2011

«Unanimously praised by the critics!»

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Features

  • Country : France
  • Region : Bordeaux
  • Domain : CHÂTEAU MALARTIC-LAGRAVIERE
  • Vintage : 2011
  • Drink or keep : 2016 - 2031

The Estate

The heart of the sumptuous domain of Malartic-Lagravière in Léognan is one of the natural sites the most favourable to the planting of a Bordeaux vineyard. To produce a great Malartic-Lagravière, it is not enough to have a great terroir and the Bonnie family invested a lot since they own Malartic-Lagravière to optimise all the stages of the wine production. Moreover, the relevant advice of the œnologist Michel Rolland has transformed a distinguished but a bit austereMalartic-Lagravière. During the last years Malartic-Lagravière has presented vintages in constant progress offering a Malartic-Lagravière red and a Malartic-Lagravière white of a very high level.

Description

The vintage 2011 was hand-picked. This wine is a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc and petit verdot. After the blending, the maturation lasts 16 to 22 months in oak barrels.

The hue of this vintage is sumptuous. It presents a garnet colour with deep and intense black reflexions.

The nose opens on delicate notes of flowers and more powerful notes like toast flavours.

The palate of this wine is powerful, complex and elegant. An invigorating attack opening on a round and mouth filling mid-palate with notes of fruits and liquorice. The tannins are mellow and blended. The finish shows a remarkable lengh and the black fruits aromas last in the mouth during a few seconds.

experts review

Robert Parker

91/ 100

Revue du Vin de France

17/ 20

Bettane&Desseauve

18/ 20

Le Point (Jacques Dupont)

16/ 20

Wine Spectator

89/ 100

customer reviews

4/5

(2 customer review)

EC

Très bonne qualité mais présence dans toute les bouteilles d'une lie importante qui m'a réduit à filtrer le vin. Je comprends maintenant la promo et je suppose qu'il s'agissait d'un fond de cuve. Est-ce toujours le cas pour les promos des grands vins; j'espère que non

FM

bien