Château Saint Jean des Graves Red
CHÂTEAU SAINT JEAN DES GRAVES is located in the commune of Pujols-sur-Ciron, between the vineyards of Sauternes and Barsac, whose geological characteristics it shares: red sand and small pebbles on a bed of fissured limestone.
The vineyard of 40 hectares produces on 10 hectares a red wine. The clay-limestone subsoil is perfectly suited to the Merlot and Cabernet grape varieties.
Surface area: 10 hectares.
Average age of the vineyard : 35 / 40 years
Soil : red clay soil resting on a bed of broken limestone, favoring the penetration of the roots in the soil and ensuring a natural drainage.
Grape variety : Cabernet sauvignon 30%, Merlot 70
Harvesting : Mechanical
Maturation : Barriques and vats
Characteristics : The bouquet has notes of blackcurrant and raspberry. A light woody side comes to perfect the tannins so characteristic of red gravel.
Wine and Food pairing
Château Saint-Jean des Graves goes perfectly with red meats, grilled poultry and barbecues.