CHATEAU LE PEY Cru Bourgeois Medoc 2016 Bottle/nc (Cab. Sauv./Merlot)
Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Médoc | 75cl
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Medium Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
This good value Bordeaux shows wonderful, deep rich fruit with an excellent smooth texture and firm structure. Chateau Le Pey is made up of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot and comes from a vineyard area of 32 hectares. The soils here are clay and limestone and the average age of the vines are 20 years of age. The wine spends 12 months in oak of which 25% is new. This Château is situated just north of St-Estèphe.
91 points Wine Enthusiast - "This Cru Bourgeois estate has produced a structured wine that is still showing strong wood-aging flavors. Toasty as well as ripely fruity, it has firm tannins and good aging potential. The aftertaste is fruity and spicy. Drink from 2019."
SILVER MEDAL - Concours General Agricole Paris 2016