This good-value Bordeaux, produced by the Compagnet family, shows wonderful, deep rich berry fruit with an excellent smooth texture and firm spicy structure. This was a particularly wonderful vintage!
Deep rich ripe berry fruit with an excellent smooth texture, firm tannins and good aging potential. The aftertaste is fruity and spicy.
Over the last four decades, the Compagnet family has built their reputation on the sheer quality of their wines, as well as the great value for money they provide.
Château Le Pey has a total of 49 hectares of vines and is the oldest and most important property of the Compagnet family. The château was classified a Cru Bourgeois in 2003 and is now a member of the Cru Bourgeois Alliance. Françoise and Claude along with their children Olivier and Pierre, cultivate, vinify and commercialise 100% of the production so it is a real family affair.
The soil at Château Le Pey is made up of clay and limestone and the vineyards are planted with 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot. The terroir lends itself to the rich, earthy flavour of the wine and with 12 months’ ageing in French oak barrels (25% new).
Chateau Le Pey is made up of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot and comes from a vineyard area of 32 hectares. The soils here are clay and limestone and the average age of the vines are 20 years of age. The wine spends 12 months in oak of which 25% is new. This Château is situated just north of St-Estèphe.
- SILVER MEDAL - Concours General Agricole Paris 2016 (2015 Vintage)
- 91 points Wine Enthusiast - from the superb 2015 vintage.
|Cultivar||Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot|
13% alc vol
|Units of Alcohol per Bottle||9.75 units|
|Cellaring Potential||Drink from 2019
This wine goes perfectly with all red meats and cheeses.