Ch. Graville-Lacoste, Graves
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Ch. Graville-Lacoste, Graves - 2018

Item # 31004 750mL
$18.96/ Single Bottle
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$227.52 $204.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Château Graville-Lacoste delivers a crisp and dry, medium-bodied Graves full of rich, fruity, herbal character. The classic white Bordeaux blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, it has a fresh, lingering finish. Remarkable personality for the price.


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Staff Pick Notes

A beautiful and delightful Graves blanc imported by Kermit Lynch. Boasting a higher than usual percentage of Semillon (75%) with 25% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Muscadelle this is a classic Graves blanc none the less. Aromatic and intense, this Graville-Lacoste Blanc takes the best from the Semillon and Sauvignon blanc and combines for a bright refined bottle of wine. Displaying depth, character and substance while still being bright and fresh and not at all heavy.

- JGM

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