Château Poujeaux 2015
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ABOUT THE WINE
Appellation | Moulis-en-Médoc
Grape | 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Ageing | 30% new oak for 12 months. 70% one year old oak.
Tasting Notes | Fruity aromas blend delicately with notes of caffeine and cocoa. A silky wine that gives us an elegant finish.
Pairing | Chicken, game meat and strong cheeses
Drinking | 2018-2028
Critic Notes / Awards |16,5/20 Le Figaro - 16,5/20 Jancis Robinson-- 94/100 James Suckling - 90-92/100 Robert Parker - 16/20 Bettane & Desseauve - 16,5/20 Coup de Coeur RVF
ABOUT THE CHÂTEAU
Château Poujeaux was in the Middle Ages a Lordship dependent on Latour Saint-Mambert, future Château Latour. In the 19th century, the Château Poujeaux estate produced its first Bordeaux wines by taking its true independence. Throughout the 20th century, the Theil family presided over the destiny and fame of Château Poujeaux until Philippe Cuvelier and his son Matthieu, already owner of Château Clos Fourtet, took over in 2008 and breathed new life into it. new energy and ensure that this Moulis-en-Médoc cru benefits from numerous investments and a top-notch team.
The Château Poujeaux vineyard extends in one piece over the gravel hilltops of Grand-Poujeaux, to the north-east of Moulis. The grape variety is mainly made up of Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot, supplemented by Cabernet-Franc and Petit-Verdot. The most meticulous care is taken in the harvest, the selection and sorting of the grapes, the vinification and the maturing of the Château Poujeaux wines. Produced in the Moulis-en-Médoc appellation, Château Poujeaux wine is accompanied by a second wine from the same appellation: La Salle de Poujeaux and a vintage from the Haut-Médoc appellation: Haut de Poujeaux
Owner: Famille Philippe Cuvelier
Soils : A majority of quaternary gravel
Farming: Harvest by hand, in small baskets. Sorting: By hand and and by optical sorting machine
Vines: 30 years of age
Sausage with roasted mushroom & lentils