CHÂTEAU TOUR PEYRONNEAU 2016


 

WINE TASTING NOTES


 

ABOUT THE WINE

Appellation | Saint-Émilion (Grand Cru)

Grape | 100% Merlot

Ageing | 1/3 new French oak barrels, 2/3 French oak vats for 18 months

Tasting Notes | Cherries and dark fruits, delicate pepper and a touch of spice

Pairing | Strong cheese, most red meats

Drinking | 2020-2030

 

 

 

ABOUT THE CHÂTEAU

This property has been run from father to son by members of the Lavau family for more than two centuries. It is a well known name in Saint Emilion because several members of the family were jurats. The main building, the seat of this family estate, dates from 1854 engraved in stone.

Current Owner: Pierrick & Karine Lavau

Soils: Flint gravel, clay and sand 

Farming: Organic growing and hand harvested 

Vines: On average age 30 years old

 

 

MATCHING RECIPE

Veal with Chimichurri and Pumpkin in broth

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