Château Ormes de Pez 2016

 Incl. VAT & DPA case of 12 Bottles (75cl)

An ample and fresh red wine from Saint-Estephe

Chateau Ormes de Pez is a Cru Bourgeois produced in the Saint-Estephe appellation. The 35 hectare vineyard is planted on a terroir of sandy-gravel. The wine is matured in barrels, with 45% of them being new. The 2016 vintage is a blend of Merlot 52%,Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Cabernet Franc 5% and Petit Verdot 1%.

The 2016 vintage was affected by a mild winter and heavy rainfall from January to March. Budding occurred early, but it was homogenous. April and May were cool and humid, slowing down development. Freezing was avoided, but mildew took advantage of sensitive plots. Flowers arrived in late May. Summer was hot and dry, with temperatures exceeding 35°C. The 11 mm of rain that accumulated from June 25th-September 13th. Harvest occurred on September 27th and lasted until October 11th

Chateau Ormes de Pez 2016 is richfine and elegant. The nose is rather fruity, with aromas of Morello cherriesblackberries and blackcurrants with a subtle note of liquorice. A full-bodied fresh wine, with silky tannins and an incredibly long finish.

Parker : 91 / 100
J. Robinson : 16+ / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2016 Ormes de Pez is deep garnet-purple in color with red and black currants, earth, sage and chargrill on the nose. The palate is medium-bodied, refreshing and chewy with an herbal lift.
BordeauxSaint-Estephe
Vineyard
Medoc

Alcohol
13.5

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
16+

J. Suckling
94

Vinous - A. Galloni
92

Wine Spectator
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

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

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Estephe

Color
Red

Producer
Château Ormes de Pez

Parker
91

Allergens
Contains sulphites