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Château Ormes de Pez 2006

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A smooth red wine from Saint-Estèphe

Produced on a total surface area of 35 hectares, the Château Ormes de Pez is a classified red wine from Saint-Estèphe appellation, which benefits from a terroir composed of Garonne gravel. The 2006 vintage has a blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

At tasting, the Château Ormes de Pez 2006 presents a splendid deep, dense colour before giving off red fruit aromas with blackcurrant and strawberry notes. It offers a frank attack on the palate where one can feel ample fruitiness and beautifully ripe, melted tannins. A wine from Saint-Estèphe with excellent ageing potential.

Parker : 88 / 100
J. Robinson : 15,5 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Château Les Ormes de Pez has a slightly dusty, earthy bouquet that is typical Saint Estèphe. The palate is medium-bodied with bold tannin, mulberry and red plum notes, with hints of sage and cooked meat towards the finish; though a subsequent bottle demonstrated less of that distracting dustiness on the nose and also better weight on the palate. Tasted April 2016.
BordeauxSaint-Estephe
Alcohol
13

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
15,5

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
86

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Estephe

Color
Red

Producer
Château Ormes de Pez

Classification
Cru bourgeois exceptionnel

Parker
88

Allergens
Contains sulphites