Graves White

Château du Mouret is adjacent to Château Boyrein, formerly called ‘Château des Seigneurs de Gourges.’ The estate bears the name of a locality in the municipality of Roaillan and covers 22 acres of white and 10 acres of red wine varieties. Facing south and south-west, the vineyard is located on a gravel hilltop. Dormant for decades, it has been gradually restored by the Medeville family since its acquisition in 1973.

Grape varieties
60% Sauvignon
40% Semillon

Age of the vineyard – Area
20-25 years – 18 hectares

After picking, the grapes are taken to the sorting table, then pressed after up to 6 to 12 hours of maceration. Must is cold stored for 6 days. Fermentation is under low temperature control for 8 to 10 days. Wines are grown on fine lees for 2 to 3 months before blending and filtering.

Tasting notes
A pale yellow colour with silver and gold shimmers, this dry white wine is aromatic it reveals fruity and floral aromas. On the palate it is elegant, round with a final note of freshness.

Suggested dishes
A good match with salmon rilettes, shellfish and seafood “nage”.