Château Pierhem

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Quantity :

10 000 bottles

Grape variety :

100 % Merlot

Surface :

1.8 ha

Plant density :

6600 plants per hectare

Soil type :

Sandy-gravel, with iron oxides named "crasse de
fer".

Average age of vines :

60 years old

Exposure :

Western/Southwestern

Viticulture :

Integrated viticulture, High Environmental Value certification

Yield :

45 hl/ha maximum

Harvest :

Handpicking and sorting

Vinification :

Thermo-regulated stainless-steel tanks

Maturing :

16 to 18 months in Bordeaux and Burgundy French oak barrels

Ageing: :

15 to 20 years

Tasting note :

Beautiful deep ruby colour. Delicious and
complex nose with red fruits notes, mocha, coffee. Elegant and well-balanced in mouth, sustained by sublime tannic structure.

Wine pairing :

lamb skewer, chicken supreme, grilled poultry,
grilled beef

Service :

17 °C. Open 4 to 5 years after bottling

Particularity :

Well-known in great tasting in France but also
across the world

General Agricultural Competition in Paris 2016

Bordeaux Aquitain Wines Competition 2014

Independent Winegrowers Competition 2014

Bordeaux Aquitain Wines Competition 2013

Distinctions > à traduire

VINO
Excellent wine in VINO! Magazine (Summer 2012 – Belgium).
90/100 by Andreas Larson & Markus Del Monego MW in Tasted 100% BLIND
Markus Del Monego MW: “Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Smoky nose with toasted flavours, ripe berries, plums and cherries. On the palate well-structured with medium weight and good length, elegant finish.” Andreas Larson: “Dense ruby…
GUIDE HACHETTE
Very successful wine in Guide Hachette 2015.

Know-how at the service
prestigious terroirs

Craftsmanship, with respect
soil and the authenticity of the characters

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