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Château Couhins

Couhins la Gravette 2015

AOP Pessac Léognan

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    Delicious with Meat Fish Cheese
    Ideal for Aperitif
  • The perfect matchSt Jacques scallops marinated in lemon juice and soy
All for Sauvignon Blanc!
Jean-Michel Deluc Head Sommelier of Le Petit Ballon
  • The estate

    Château Couhins

    Here we have a survivor! If the INRA (National Institute for Agronomic Research) had not bought this vineyard in 1968, this Grand Cru Classé would have simply disappeared! At the gates of Bordeaux, the vineyard is today at the forefront of innovation in terms of environmental research, thanks to its owner of course!

  • Jean-Michel Deluc says

    This is the second wine of Chateau Couhins, a Cru Classe estate deep in Pessac-Leognan. Just like their Grand Vin, this has received the utmost attention to detail, resulting in a delicately scented and fruity wine where Sauvignon Blanc really takes the lead role. As the owner is inextricably linked with the National Institute of Agronomic Research, it comes as no surprise to see his vineyards in immaculate order, with the results clear to taste in the wine!

  • Wine family

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  • Wine and food Pairing

    • Meat : Charcuterie, roast chicken with tarragon, veal blanquette
    • Fish : Grilled or poached fish with butter, sushi
    • Cheese : Goats cheese
    • Vegetables : White asparagus
  • Details

    • Origin : Bordeaux Appellation : AOP Pessac Léognan
    • Keeping potential : 2018
      Keeping : 2024
      Ready to drink
    • Grapes : Sauvignon , sémillon.
    • Culture : Conventional
    • Service : 10/12°
    • Decanting : No
    • Alcohol : 13%
    • Cont. : 750 mL
    • Sulfite : Yes
  • Tasting

    • Ideal for : Aperitif, Family lunch, Brunch
    • Eye : The wine has a beautiful golden colour, with flashes of green and silver suggesting youth and freshness
    • Nose : On the nose the wine is delicate yet characterful, with aromas of ripe lemon, peach, pear, white mint and vanilla
    • Mouth : Rich yet refreshing on the palate, with a beautiful flavour of ripe lemon and vanilla, supported by vibrant acidity
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