Description/ Tasting NotesFull-bodied wine with well integrated tannins and nose of blackberry, blueberry and flowers.Medium-bodied with firm tannins, fleshy with layers of warm plum, cassis and cherry preserve flavours gliding through, backed by smoldering bay and singed alder notes that give steadying grip through the finish.
Winery Info/ Brand
This is the land that gives personality to a vintage and it was the work of Sylviane Garcin-Cathiards, she brings the wine to their full potential. After taking over the property in January 1997, with her experience at Château Haut-Bergey in Pessac-Léognan, she redesigned the winery. The soil is clay and gravel with lifts dirt iron, which gives the wine a special character, that is often found in Pomerol. Located on the hillside, most of the vineyard extends southwest of buildings, breaking the famous Pomerol plateau. Its area is 6 hectares. It is composed of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc.
Region Info/ Origin
The Chateau L 'Eglise estate is located in the heart of the Pomerol plateau just a few rows of vines away from Pomerol's famous church belfry. The vines are planted on the famed gunz terrace is recognised as one of the greatest wine-growing terroirs of the Bordeaux area. The soils are made up of large, round pebbles together with different clays over an iron-rich subsoil that gives Chateau L 'Eglise a distinctive character.