The history of Château Malartic-Lagravière began in the 18th century in the Bordeaux wine region. At that time, the Comte de...Lire la suite

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The history of Château Malartic-Lagravière began in the 18th century in the Bordeaux wine region. At that time, the Comte de Maurès de Malartic acquired the Domaine de la Gravière, located in Léognan. In the 18th century, the estate passed into the hands of the Ricard family, who added the name Malartic to that of Lagravière. A century later, Château Malartic-Lagravière (Pessac Léognan) was officially classified as a Grand Cru de Graves, in both white and red. Since 1996, Château Malartic-Lagravière has been run by the Bonnie family. The estate was certified in integrated agriculture in 2008, HVE 3 (High Environmental Value) in 2015 and ISO 14001 in 2019.

Location of Château Malartic-Lagravière

Château Malartic-Lagravière is located in Léognan, south of Bordeaux. The estate covers 53 hectares. 46 hectares are devoted to red wine and 7 hectares to white wine. Typical of Pessac-Léognan vineyards,Malartic-Lagravière's grape varieties are 80% Sauvignon and 20% Semillon for white wines. For the red wine, the proportions are as follows. 45% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot. The terroir is composed of Günzian gravel. The average age of the vineyard is 28 years.

Château Malartic-Lagravière wines

In the Château Malartic-Lagravière cellars, the integrity of the grapes is ensured by gravity transfer. The octagonal vat room, comprising 20 stainless steel vats and 10 truncated-cone wooden vats, enables tailor-made vinification, plot by plot. Four wines are produced from the Château Malartic-Lagravière estate. The Grand Cru classé Château Malartic-Lagravière appellation Pessac-Léognan is available in red and white. Comte de Malartic Rouge (ex-La Réserve de Malartic) appellation Pessac-Léognan, the second wine of Château Malartic-Lagravière, is also available in red and white.