The wine is elegant with a fine balance and soft
tannins, not typically rustic and masculine like other
St. Estèphe wines. It is aged in wood (40% new oak)
for 16 to 18 months.
The Wine Advocate
Tasted blind at the 2007 Bordeaux horizontal in Southwold. The Château de Pez 2007 is a little simple on the nose with notes of tar, dark berries and cold tea. The palate is medium-bodied with fleshy red-berried fruit, a dash of white pepper, cedar and tobacco, quite harmonious thought missing some depth towards the finish.
Created in the 15th century, Château de Pez is the oldest domaine in Saint Estèphe. The Pontac family, who also created Haut-Brion, gave Pez its vineyards. The domaine was sold as a property of the state after the French Revolution and owned by a succession of families before it was purchased by Champagne Louis Roederer in 1995.
Château de Pez is located west of the town of Saint-Estèphe. The estate consists of 74 contiguous acres,... View More