Futures 2016 : Releases of the day
Today, Chateau Ormes de Pez from Saint-Estephe, Alter Ego de Palmer and chateau Siran from Margaux, announced their releases of the 2016 vintage.
Chateau Ormes de Pez – Saint-Estephe
Chateau Ormes de Pez is a vineyard that dates back to the 18th century. The Cazes family has owned the chateau since 1940. The Cru bourgeois is a vineyard of 35 hectares with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot vines planted. The terroir is typical of the Saint-Estephe appellation, containing gravel and a sandy-clay subsoil. Chateau Ormes de Pez is committed to developing its expertise, while perfectly respecting the soil and the vines.
Alter Ego de Palmer – Margaux
A wine from Chateau Palmer, Alter Ego is produced in the Margaux appellation. The property covers 66 hectares, and is dedicated to mostly red wine grape varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. The vineyard is planted on leached soil, which requires careful upkeep at all times. Alter Ego de Palmer is a second expression of the terroir of the chateau, which combines spontaneity and desire.
Château Siran – Margaux
Chateau Siran’s origin dates back to September 14th, 1428 when Guilhem of Siran took the feudal oath in the church of Macau. The growing reputation of the chateau enticed the family to acquire the chateau on January 14th, 1859. The vineyard is 25 hectares and located in the Margaux appellation. The terroir, composed of gravel and sand, hosts 4 red grape varieties: 46% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc.
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