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Chateau Camus Graves Rouge
Vignobles Larriaut
France - Bordeaux - Graves

A dark purple color, this wine exhibits some delicate oak aromas, well-integrated with notes of red fruits and spices. The mouthfeel is fresh and fruity, with soft and elegant tannins. The wine is ready to drink but can also be aged for a few years to develop some secondary aromas with truffles and mushroom components.

Specifications
Appellation
Graves
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
Age of vines
25 years old
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Gravel topsoil on calcareous subsoil
Vinification
3 weeks of vinification with temperature control (set at 26°C / 79°F). 50% of this wine is aged 12 months in French oak barrels with regular racking, while the other 50% remains in stainless steel tanks. Wine was slightly filtered before bottling to ensure stability.
Production
1,500 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Red meat, poultry, and cheese

Producer Information: Vignobles Larriaut

The estate has been operated by the Larriaut family since 1890, and Château Camus itself since 1923. Today, it is run  by Joris Larriaut who represents the 4th generation.

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