Futures 2016 : Releases of the day
Today, Chateau Meyney from Saint-Estephe, Chateau Pape Clement from Pessac-Leognan and chateau La Pointe from Pomerol announced their releases of their 2016 vintages.
Chateau Meyney- Saint-Estephe
Peres Feuillants planted the first grapes of Chateau Meyney in 1662. It is one of the oldest properties in the Medoc. Since 2004 CA Grands Crus has owned the vineyard, and they have implemented a plan to optimise the vineyard. It covers a total area of 51 hectares in the Saint-Estephe appellation. The vineyard grows Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (30%) and Petit Verdot (10%). The terroir on which the vines are planted is quite unique, and produces high-quality wines.
Chateau Pape Clement – Pessac-Leognan
Chateau Pape Clement is one of the oldest classified growth of all Bordeaux vineyards, it is a Graves Classified Growth in the Pessac-Leognan region appellation. The historic property has been harvesting wine since 1252, under the leadership of Bertrand de Goth who became Pope Clement V in 1305. He then gave his name to the chateau. The vineyard produces red wine which extends over 30 hectares. The grape varieties grown are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc which are all planted on Pyrenean clay.
Chateau La Pointe – Pomerol
Chateau La Pointe is a property of 23 hectares located in the Pomerol appellation. “La Pointe” is a reference to the special shape of the estate. Merlot and Cabernet Franc are planted on soil composed of gravel, pebbles with a sub-soil of gravel and sand.
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