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Fine Bordeaux wine merchants since 1912, the Estager family became wine growers in 1934. Jean-Pierre Estager and his son François currently own and manage both the merchant and family vineyard businesses which Jean-Pierre took over from his father in 1966. Together they have continuously developed and modernized the family firm. Their vineyards encompass 30 hectares (75 acres) in Pomerol, Saint-Emilion, Lalande de Pomerol and Montagne Saint Emilion.

Production Area
AOC Pomerol

Grape Varieties
85% merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc

Vinification
Manually harvested with fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Malolactic fermentation. Aged for 14 months with 50% in one-year old barrels and 50% in tank. Fining with egg whites.

Color
Deep and brilliant ruby color with purple reflections.

Bouquet
Elegant nose with cherry, blackberry and licorice aromas.

Taste
In mouth, tones of vanilla and raspberry. Nice tannins. Good harmony between power and roundness. Good length.

 

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