Château de Janicon Graves Rouge 2019
92 Points - International Wine Report - We have a very small parcel of the 2019 Château de Janicon. This wine is from 30 year old vines which are situated on Garonne gravel soils forcing the vines to dig deep for their nutrients. These growing conditions, combined with the stellar 2018 vintage, you get a wine full of balanced fruit, spice, power and poise. A deep violet colour. Notes of black cherry fruit with spice box and forest floor are expressive on the nose. On the palate the wine is fine and elegant with a full body and a long finish. A classic, award winning Graves Bordeaux!
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About the Producer
Château Janicon stands on deep gravel soils in the North of the appellation, a stone’s throw from Pessac Leognan and the town of Martillac. The minerals in the soils have formed over centuries, rolling gently down from the mountains in the Garonne river. The large gravel soils hold in the heat to allow perfect vegetation but also let excess water drain away. The water drains into the clay – flint subsoil which allows the vine to hydrate itself during dry summers. It also makes the vine push its roots deep into the ground, making it produce superb fruit. Perfect conditions to make elegant fruity wines.
A true visionary, André Vincent sold his small property in Saint Estèphe in 1988 to buy Chateau Grand Bos. A parcel of wines and a few hectares of woodland at the time, but he replanted the forest with vines as his soil analyses showed that the terroir was perfect for winemaking. He renovated the winery to the stunning state that it is now and purchased a few hectares of very old vines to add class and elegance to his wine. His daughter, Marie Vincent Rochet now runs the show, just as ecologically friendly as her father, sacrificing yield for quality. Her stock in trade is passion, quality and perseverance.
52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot & 4% Petit Verdot. The black cherries are here again blended in perfect harmony with vanilla tannins and savoury notes.
92 Points - International Wine Report. (2018 Vintage)
"Château de Janicon Graves begins with aromatics of dark cherries, tobacco, wild herbs, tobacco spices and wet stone character all taking shape in the glass. Medium-bodied with fine, polished tannins and a mineral-laced cored which expands through the finish. This is a lovely showing that should start to show its best stuff over the next five years."
Silver Medal - Concours de Bordeaux 2019 (2016 Vintage)
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