This bottle is among François-Louis Vuitton's favourite great Bordeaux Wines. He asked its owner to dedicate a private bin to its attention, as the ultimate expression of art and craftsmanship, a delicious invitation to shared pleasures.
The Chateau Malartic-Lagravière is one of the only Grands Crus to be classified in both red and white. It reveals the outstanding work accomplished, worthy of its superb terroir. The balance between the powerfulness and suppleness explains why it is justifiably admired by wine-lovers worldwide.
Soil: Clay and gravel soil. Shell-limestone subsoil with veins of clay.
Area: 46 ha
Varietal: 65% Merlot/ 30% Cabernet Sauvignon/ 5%Cabernet Franc
Vinegrowing: Rigorous internal environmental chapter (sustainable farming since 2008 and High Environmental Value - HEV in 2015). Full ploughing to eliminate the use of herbicides. Minimum use of treatments. Integrated management measures. Manual Harvest.
Winemaking: Small stainless and oak vats, temperature control.
Aging: 15 months in oak casks