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This red wine from Chateau de Pingoy is an elegant wine from the Graves of Bordeaux. Bottle ageing has produced softer and riper tannins for this mostly Cabernet wine.


Chateau de Pingoy @ Php 1,300

Chateau de Pingoy @ Php 1,300

The 2008 Chateau de Pingoy, Graves is one of the many selections of fine vintage wines from Bordeaux that are now available at Clark Wine Center and other wine outlets of Yats Wine Cellars in Manila.

History: Graves is the birthplace of claret, light red wine that made Bordeaux famous in all the courts of Europe. Eleanor of Aquitaine, the wife of Henry II helped develop a trade between the Graves and England making their wines sought after by the upper class. THe Medoc then, was still marshland that wasn’t suitable for viticulture. With the draining ofthe Medoc by the Dutch, the popularity of Graves had a decline. One of the original 1855 Premier Grand Cru Classes of Bordeaux includes Chateau Haut Brion, which is located in the Graves.

Climate and Viticulture: Located to the south of Medoc and to the West of the Garonne, the climate is a mix of maritime and continental. The Garonne brings in heat to the vineyards to avoid spring frosts and helps in the production of the dessert winesin the area. The soil is gravelly and pebbly. The name graves comes from the gravel in the soils here which is preferred by Cabernet Sauvignon. The main grape is Cabernet Sauvignon while Merlot rounds up the blends. Grave wines are known for their smoky finish and sometimes “wet stone” aromas.

Tasting notes: This Graves has a blackfruit backbone with green capsicum notes. Minerallity is similar to that of wet stones on the nose. It finishes with a smoky flavor leaving ripe tannins on the palate. Enjoy with roasted meats and broiled cuts to bring out the smoky flavors that Graves are known for.

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Clark Wine Center
Bldg 6460 Clark Observatory Building
Manuel A. Roxas Highway corner A Bonifacio Ave,
Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines 2023

Tel: (045) 841-0006 0922-870-5173 0917-826-8790

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Getting to this wine shop in Angeles City Clark Philippines
Getting to Clark Wine Center is quite simple: after entering Clark Freeport from Dau and Angeles City, proceed straight along the main highway M A Roxas. Clark Wine Center is the stand-along white building on the right, at the corner A Bonifacio Ave.

While in Clark, it might be a good idea to enjoy an evening of wine-and-dine in the fine dining Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar that features an award winning 2700-line wine list. Highly recommended fine dining restaurant in Manila for special occasion is Yats Restaurant and Wine Lounge located in the famous Mimosa Leisure Estate in Clark Pampanga. Situated near this popular restaurant in Clark is the Mimosa Golf Course as well as the Mimosa Clark Casino.

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This top rated restaurant near Angeles City Pampanga in Clark Philippines is frequently used for private parties and corporate functions such as board meetings and other gatherings. It is located in Mimosa Leisure Estate of Clark Freeport Zone.

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