Château Moulin de la Grangère has everything you would want from a great Bordeaux. Their location is next to Château Pavie, one of Saint-Émilion’s most revered wineries that earns regular 100 point scores. Next, their consulting winemaker is Michel Rolland, whom many would argue is the world’s top winemaker. Their 2017 Saint-Emilion Grand Cru follows through with penetrating fruit, beautifully integrated tannins, and perfectly balanced acidity on the palate.
Dark color, pretty nose of blackberry and red cherries. The wine is supple, finely wooded, charming, elegant, of a good length, the finish nicely spiced, all on a background of freshness. Cherry, raspberry, blackberry, and forest floor evolving to notes of vanilla, and spices. 100% organic grapes. Aged in oak barrels, 30% new. FOOD/WINE PAIRING: Meat casseroles, spicy stews, roast chicken, risottos and hard cheeses such as Comté, Cantal or Cheddar or a dark chocolate dessert. At the foot of the finest slopes of Saint Emilion, a stone’s throw from the village, Château Moulin La Grangère, the younger sibling of Château la Grangère also enjoys the same privileged situation and standards of excellence as its neighbours Château Laroque or Château Pavie, and the same meticulous care in its winemaking as its older brother.
Château Moulin de la Grangère sits at the foot of the finest slopes of Saint-Émilion, where they planted their certified organic vines in clay-limestone soils. The winery excelled in 2017, and it was a vintage the Wine Spectator described as follows… “Cloudy July kept wines on the fresh, pure side, with good acidity and modest tannins. St.-Emilion atop the limestone plateau is excellent