Chateau La Grave a Pomerol 2009

France - Bordeaux

About the Region

With its neighbor, Saint-Émilion, one of the two most celebrated wine regions on the Right Bank of the Gironde estuary. This is prime merlot country, with some châteaux producing wines that are close to 100 percent that varietal. Cabernet franc is the second most important grape here, followed by cabernet sauvignon. The soil is mostly clay or sandy, and the wines are typically silky and full of ripe summer fruit flavors. The legendary Château Pétrus is a Pomerol.