Wine Chateau de Pez, Saint-Estephe, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Chateau de Pez, Saint-Estephe, 2008
Wine rich and deep ruby color.
Dense, rounded taste of the wine has a vigorous attack with silky tannins and elegant enveloping finish.
Complex bouquet of the wine is filled with fresh notes of red fruits, notes of truffle and toast, spice and hints of underbrush.
Wine is served to steaks of red meat, game and poultry, goes well with meats, cheeses recommended.
Chateau de Pez, 2008 - "one of the surprisingly highly acclaimed wines of Chateau de Pez. It is dark plum wine has low acidity and soft, medium-bodied and pleasant characteristics with hints of plums, red and black currants, licorice and spices. The potential storage - up to 10 years ", - Robert Parker, in May 2011.
Chateau de Pez, 2008 - "powerful and mature wine with a solid tannic structure and dense blackcurrant. The wine has a good potential in the structure and strength of taste, the disclosure of which may take several years", - "Wine Enthusiast", April 2011.
Chateau de Pez is the oldest wine house in Saint-Estephe and dates back to the 15th century. That's when it was purchased by Jean de Pontak - owner of the famous Chateau Haut Briyon, who pitched the first vineyards here and created great wines, comes to the court of King Charles II. After the French Revolution, the estate became the property of the state, and only in 1995 it bought the company Louis Roederer. Today, the Château de Pez occupies 74 acres of excellent land to the west of the town of Saint-Estephe, and most of the vineyards are located on a high plateau and reserved for the planting of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. In the 90's vineyards were reconstructed, and the winery is equipped with the new equipment, which allows to control the temperature and humidity levels in basements, so were created optimal conditions for aging wine.