Drinking Grand Vin Vieux Chateau Certanandnbsp;at its peak is undoubtedly one of the great Bordeaux experiences.andnbsp;Their second wine (read: more affordable), Gravette, can be aandnbsp;real treat on a more regular basis, andandnbsp;depending on the year, it can represent an insane value. 95% of VCC's total production goes into the Grand Vin on average, so very little fruit is left to make the Gravette andndash;andnbsp;with about 1,500 cases produced in a normal year.andnbsp; and#39;14 was a banner year for this cuvandeacute;eandnbsp;and furthers our believe that Gravette is truly one of the great second wines inandnbsp; Bordeaux, regardless of price. This a blend of Merlot andamp; Cabernet Franc and shows all the purity and grace of top Pomerol in a gorgeous mid-weight package. An exciting glimpse into the immense talent of the Thienpontandnbsp;family at an especially attractive price.andnbsp;
Really good with a silky palate feel. Young but open for business.
Really good with a silky palate feel. Young but open for business.9.2
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