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2021 Chateau Malartic Lagraviere Blanc Pre-Arrival Offer
The 2021 Malartic Lagravière Blanc shows promise, bursting with aromas of lime zest, fresh mint, grapefruit and pastry cream. Medium to full-bodied, chiseled and nicely concentrated, it's a taut, intensely flavored wine that concludes with a long, saline finish.
William Kelley - Wine Advocate (Apr 2022)
The 2021 Malartic-Lagravière Blanc was picked from 15 to 24 September with less Sémillon due to frost (11%) and matured in 50% new oak. Clean and precise on the nose, this unfurls nicely in the glass, taut and mineral-driven. The palate is well balanced with fine acidity, lively and beautifully balanced, just the right amount of salinity with a cohesive and lingering finish. This is an outstanding white Pessac-Léognan. Drink 2024-2045.
Antonio Galloni - Vinous
The 2021 Malartic-Lagravière Blanc races out of the glass with soaring Sauvignon Blanc notes. Bright and sculpted, the 2021 has plenty to offer. Citrus peel, white flowers, sage, mint and crushed rocks lend notable complexity as the 2021 opens with some coaxing. Drink 2024-2031.
Neal Martin - Vinous
This is very framed and beautiful. Tannin tension, in a very fine and polished way. It’s full-bodied, yet agile and almost weightless. Long and persistent with great finesse and structure. 89% sauvignon blanc and 11% semillon.
The 2020 Château Malartic-Lagravière Blanc showed brilliantly, with medium to full-bodied aromas and flavors of ripe pineapple, white flowers, and chalky minerality. It shows the purity and precision of the vintage, has terrific mid-palate concentration, bright acidity, and a great finish. The blend is 80% Sauvignon and 20% Semillon, harvested from the 15th to the 24th of September, that's still resting in 50% new French oak. It's a stunning white in the making.
Spices, honeysuckle, lemon rind, pomelo, pears and yellow apple notes are easy to find on the nose and palate. The wine is creamy, fresh, bright, long and packed with sweet yellow fruits and crispness in the finish. The wine blends 89% Sauvignon Blanc with 11% Semillon. Drink from 2023-2034.
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
Green and red apple, pear, caramel, brioche and toasted lemon tart. You can feel they achieved good ripeness in the weight and density on the palate - it's not overly rich but can take the oak elements, delivering a more nuanced and sophisticated style this year that's not just fresh and fruity, but also weighty and textured. You get the crushed stone and cooling mint effect on the tongue as well as the peach, plum and green apple crispness. A sharp tang on the finish is thrilling, accentuating the life and vibrancy you get the whole way through. Less overtly acidic than some, it's more in the background while the other more nuanced details sit on top. A lovely wine this year, lots to like with all the necessary elements to age. Drinking Window 2023 - 2035.
Georgina Hindle - Decanter
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There is no minimum order unless stated.
All wines are 750ml unless indicated otherwise.
Once received, all orders will be confirmed with suppliers and then an invoice issued - payment will be due on receipt of this invoice.
The wines are being collected and shipped in refrigerated containers and are due to arrive in late 2024.
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