Graves Crus Classés Wineries

By Ryan Snyder on April 14, 2007

A panel of representatives from the French government designated the top wineries in Bordeaux's Graves region as Cru Classé producers, meaning they are the most noteworthy producers in the area. The first classification took place in 1953 and a revision took place in 1959. One winery, the famous Château Haut-Brion, was included in the original 1855 Bordeaux Classification System. The following is a list of the Graves Cru Classé wineries according to the classification of 1959:

Château Bouscaut
Château Carbonnieux
Château Couhins
Château Couhins-Lurton
Château de Fieuzal
Château Haut-Bailly
Château Haut-Brion
Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Château Latour-Martillac
Château Latour Haut-Brion
Château Laville Haut-Brion
Château Malartic-Lagravière
Château Olivier
Château Pape Clément
Château Smith Haut-Lafitte
Domaine de Chevalier