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Château Calvimont Rouge, 2018

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AN UNDERATED HIGHLY REVIEWED GRAVES

A delicious, fruity nose with notes of wild strawberry and redcurrant. Juicy and equally delicious on the palate, with jammy notes of cherry and raspberry. Fantastic sense of focus in the aftertaste, with cashmere-smooth tannins.

  • 60% Cabernet Sauvignon – 40% Merlot
  • French oak barrels for 12 months
  • 92/100 Decanter

Cellaring: Drink Now through 2026

Food Pairing: Rack of Lamb or game.

STORY BEHIND THIS WINE

Caroline & Xavier Perromat are proprietors at Château Calvimont, situated in Cerons on the right bank of the Gironde, where gravel soils are layered over limestone subsoil. Attractive, intense, raspberry conserve flavours are supported by subtle oak maturation, fine tannins and fresh acidity. A great balance between the ripeness of the 2018 vintage, concentration of flavour, approachability and ageing ability, this Graves finishes with a lingering, floral/mineral flourish.  Decanter, 92 Points

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