Saint Estéphe 2005 – Chateau de Pez
Vintage 2005, is the most sold and most reviewed vintage for this red.
Typical French Red with the great reflection of terroir, soil, and oak
🍇 Grape varieties: 51% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc
🇫🇷 Origin: France, bordeaux/Medoc- Sant Estéphe
🏞 Soil: Gravel overlaying Clay
🍷Vinification: The wines are left to ferment separately in traditional oak vats before being blended for 20 days
Aging: The wine is store in barrels (40% new wood, 40% in “premier vin” casks and 20% in “deuxieme vin” casks) and racked every three months. No filtration for this wine.
Complete Wine Profile
👀 Deep dark red with purple hues on the ring. Ir shows some thick texture of grape extract. Tears are significant
👃🏼great combination of cherry and tobacco on the nose. Strong oak on the secondary nose.
👅 STRONG TANNINS. What shows on the glass, reflects the palate. Super dry and bold with a long finish. More than medium acidity. Great notes of blueberry, black currant, and plum. The typical taste of french oak and vanilla. Leather and earthy. This one is all about terroir.
🍽 This one required only congruent pairing because of its complex flavors. Try it on a long dinner date with creamy, medium roast/grilled lamb.
Temp – 17 Degree C.
Decanting – 2-3 hours
One thought on “Wine Review – Saint Estéphe 2005 – Chateau de Pez”
Love this wine!! Vintage 2005 it’s wonderful!!
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