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Château Couhins - Couhins la Gravette 2015

Château Couhins

Couhins la Gravette 2015

All for Sauvignon Blanc!

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The perfect match St Jacques scallops marinated in lemon juice and soy

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Spicy
  • Fruity
  • Wood

£17.52 was £21.90 per bottle

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An expert's opinion

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!

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of 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!

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Service 10/12°

Decanting No
  • ic-meat

    Meat Charcuterie, roast chicken with tarragon, veal blanquette

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Goats cheese

  • ic-fish

    Fish Grilled or poached fish with butter, sushi

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables White asparagus

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • 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

  • Origin : Bordeaux

  • Appellation : AOP Pessac Léognan

  • Grapes : Sauvignon , sémillon.

  • Culture : Conventional

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 13%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £29.20
    (Subscribers: £29.20)

Peak 2018
Keeping potential 2024
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