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In the 17th century, the chateau belonged to the Abbey in Vertheuil en Médoc. Since 1931 the estate has been called Chateau Tour de Pez after a tower built in the 13th century. The Bouchara family has owned Chateau Tour de Pez since 1989 and has completely renovated the property. Taking the care and practices of the Grands Crus Classés, Chateau Tour de Pez is recognized to produce notable wines year after year.

Production Area
AOC Saint-Estèphe

Grape Varieties
Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 40%, Petit Verdot 10%

Vinification
Hand harvested with the first sorting of bunches at the vineyard and the second sorting at the cellar. Fermentation temperature 28°C (stainless steel vats with temperature control). Vatting lasts 3 to 4 weeks. Aging in Allier oak barrels for 12 months. Fining with egg whites.

Color
Deep ruby color.

Bouquet
Strength and harmony on the palate. Les Hauts de Pez has a natural elegance, slightly woody.

Taste
Long and generous length, but with great tannic structure, perfect for aging.

 

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