Futures 2016 : Releases of the day
Today, Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon,Chateau Clos du Marquis, Chateau Poujeaux, Chateau Olivier & Chateau Marquis de Terme from the Pauillac, Saint-Julien, Moulis-en-Medoc, Pessac-Leognan & Margaux appellations announced their releases of the 2016 vintages.
Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon – Pauillac
Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon is a cru bourgeois produced in the Pauillac appellation. Patrick Bernard, owner since 1998, has not stopped modernizing the property of 7 hectares to create delicate wines. The vineyard of Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon has red grape varieties planted: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. The soil is composed of gravel on top of a clay sub-soil, this mixture helps the vines produce its delicate wines.
Clos du Marquis – Saint-Julien
Produced by Domaine Delon at Chateau Leoville-Las-Cases, Clos du Marquis was created in 1902. The wine is produced in the vicinity of several 2nd Classified Growths in Saint-Julien. The vineyard has Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Clos du Marquis, thanks to its terroir, offers a typical image of the Saint-Julien appellation. The wines that are produced are well-structured, complex and harmonious with an excellent potential for aging.
Chateau Poujeaux – Moulis-en-Medoc
The first traces of Chateau Poujeaux are from the Middle Ages, when the land of Poujeaux was part of Latour Saint-Mambert which later became Chateau Latour. The property changed ownership in 2008, with the arrival of Philippe and Matthieu Cuvelier in charge. The beautiful gravel of the Medoc is typical of the appellation. The cru bourgeois’ vineyard has 68 planted hectares of: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.
Chateau Olivier- Pessac-Leognan
Originally a fiefdom, whose first traces date back to the early Middle Ages, Chateau Olivier has been the property of the Bethmann family since 1886. They have continued to modernise the estate by making major investments. The vineyard now covers a total area of 60 hectares and is located on an exceptional terroir. The terroir is typical of the Pessac-Leognan region, with its gravel soils and clay-limestone sub-soil. There are 6 grape varieties planted on the property. Three are used to make the first red wine of the Graves Grand Cru: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot.Chateau Olivier- Futures 2016
Chateau Marquis de Terme- Margaux
Chateau Marquis de Terme is a 4th Growth Classified in 1855 in the Margaux appellation. To find the beginning of its history, we must go back to the 15th century. It was not until 1762 that Francois de Peguilhan, Marquis of Terme, granted the chateau its name. The Seneclauze family has perpetuated the know-how of the chateau since they became owners in 1935. They focus on combining tradition and innovation. The vineyard is planted on gravel and the plant varieties are: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, and 7% Petit Verdot.Chateau Marquis de Terme – Futures 2016
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