Appellation
Graves Supérieures

Frais & boisé
Frais & boisé

We
like

their soft elegance, their light gentle finesse.

Geographical location

Its sweet wines come from the Graves vineyards, home of Bordeaux wines, on the left bank of the Garonne.

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The varieties

Its grapes are Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle.

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They are vinified

They are vinified traditionally and in small volumes. They are aged for 12 to 18 months in vats or barrels, depending on the crus.

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The harvest

Its harvest is by hand, by successive selections, once the grapes are over-ripened under the action of noble rot.

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Graves Supérieures appellation

What you must remember

The Graves wines are the only wines bearing the name of their soil: “Las Grabas of Bourdeus” or literally “Les Graves de Bordeaux”, the antiquity and originality of this designation recalling the major role of soil in the quality of the Graves wines.

We
like

their soft elegance, their light gentle finesse.

We savor...

an aperitif accompanied by foie gras or with Roquefort cheese toasts for a simple pleasure. Poultry and white meats go well with Graves Supérieures. For dessert, fruit love it!

It is surprising

La maison des Vins of Graves has a wine cellar with over 200 different wines, including AOC Graves and Graves Supérieures.

We
taste

New food pairings and Graves Supérieures

We
taste

New pairings
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We visit the region

discovering the Route des Vins de Bordeaux in Graves and Sauternes, GPS in hand from Château de la Brède where Montesquieu lived in the north, to the surprising medieval castle of Roquetaillade, "restyled" internally by Viollet-Le-Duc south in Mazères...

Cartes appellations Graves Supérieures Cérons Barsac Sauternes Bordeaux Supérieur Côtes de Bordeaux Saint-Macaire Sainte-Croix-du-Mont Loupiac Cadillac Premières Côtes de Bordeaux Les Bordeaux Supérieur