Château Bouscaut "Grand Cru Classé de Grave" 2015

Sauvignon blanc / Sémillon
A still white wine from the Grave region of France.


Mineral and nutty. Sapid, fresh, balanced.

Tasting Notes

The 2015 Grand Cru Classé de Grave from Château Bouscaut has a nutty, mineral profile on the nose.

On the mouth the 2015 Grand Cru Classé de Grave from Château Bouscaut is fresh, and sapid.

It is well balanced and moderately persistent.

87
Score 87

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Château Bouscaut "Grand Cru Classé de Grave" 2015
Grand Cru Classé de Grave (2015) Review
Estate making Grand Cru Classé de Grave Estate Château Bouscaut
Grand Cru Classé de Grave (2015) Label Grand Cru Classé de Grave
Style of Grand Cru Classé de Grave Style White & Still
Country of Château Bouscaut Country France
Region of Château Bouscaut Region Grave
Grape blend of Grand Cru Classé de Grave Grapes Sauvignon blanc, Sémillon
Vintage of Grand Cru Classé de Grave Vintage 2015
My review of Grand Cru Classé de Grave Points
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Château Bouscaut

Château Bouscaut is a Bordeaux wine from the Pessac-Léognan appellation that was classified among the Crus Classés for red and dry white wine in the Graves wine classification of 1953 and 1959. The winery and vineyards are situated in the commune of Cadaujac, south of Bordeaux.

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Sauvignon blanc

Green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France

Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety indigenous to France’s Bordeaux region. Due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France, the grape’s name is most likely derived from the French words sauvage (“wild”) and blanc (“white”). It’s believed to be a descendant of Savagnin. Sauvignon blanc is a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine grown in many wine regions around the world. The grape is also used in the popular Sauternes and Barsac dessert wines. Sauvignon blanc is grown extensively in France, Chile, Romania, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Bulgaria, and the United States’ states of Washington and California. Some Sauvignon blancs from the New World, especially those from California, are referred to as “Fumé Blanc,” a marketing term coined by Robert Mondavi to refer to Pouilly-Fumé.

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Sémillon

Wine making grape

Sémillon is a golden-skinned grape grown mainly in France and Australia for dry and sweet white wines. It dominates the sweet wine regions of Sauternes AOC and Barsac AOC due to its thin skin and vulnerability to botrytis.

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