La Gravette de CertanThe Family Crus
La Gravette de Certan is the second wine of Vieux Château Certan, one of the most prestigious estates in Pomerol. The 14 hectares vineyard is located on the plateau of Pomerol and is average 35 years old. The soil is a mixture of gravel, clay and sand on an ancient plateau which contains a high content of “crasse de fer” (iron oxide).
Vinification and maturation process of La Gravette de Certan are the same as for producing the “Grand Vin” of Vieux Chateau certan.
- AOC: Pomerol
- Surface: 14 hectares
- Terroir: Mixture of gravel, clay and sand
- Grape varieties: 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Maturation: 16 to 18 months in oak barrels