2017 Château Malartic-Lagravière Blanc, Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

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£53.00
Case, 6 Bottles
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£318.00

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Bordeaux, France
  • Grape
    80% Sauvignon Blanc
    20% Semillon
  • Maturity
    No Drink Dates Available
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2017 Château Malartic-Lagravière Blanc, Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

TASTING NOTES

The 2017 Malartic-Lagravière Blanc has a clean, precise and mineral-driven bouquet with touches of smoke and flint hovering like errant school-kids in the background. The palate is very well balanced and full of energy. The acidity neatly counterbalances with saline apply fruit with great persistence on the finish, and touches of lemongrass that linger on the aftertaste. This is one of the best Pessac-Léognan whites that you will find in this vintage.

Neal Martin, vinous.com (May 2018)
(92—94)/100

The tentative blend of the 2017 Blanc is 80% Sauvignon Blanc and 20% Sémillon. It opens with pretty lemon curd, white peach and fresh pineapple notes with suggestions of honeysuckle and mandarin peel. The palate is medium-bodied, fresh and zippy with wonderful purity and a long, zesty finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate (April 2018)
(90—92)/100

Powerful and intense, this has clear Sauvignon character without being grassy. There's excellent depth of expression and a bright, zippy character that leads you through the palate. High, bright aromatics and great persistency.

Jane Anson, Decanter (April 2018)
92/100

Sollid as a rock with so much zest of limes and lemons. Crush stones and limestone. Full-bodied, driven and bright.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (April 2018)
(94—95)/100