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Chateau Le Bon Pasteur 2012

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Chateau Le Bon Pasteur 2012

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$213.00

3 in stock

Country: France
Region: Bordeaux, Pomerol
Wine Style: Red - Smooth & Supple
Grape Varietal: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

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89
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93
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Description/ Tasting Notes

Rich, full-bodied, opulent and stunning, this tasty wine with plum, blackberry and boysenberry jam flavours, allied to a polished structure and backed by coating of black licorice on the finish.

Winery Info/ Brand



Le Bon Pasteur is closely connected to Michel Rolland who represents the spirit of the château for 40 years. Taking over after the passing of his father in 1979, he developed the recipes and techniques that have made it successful, which was considered innovative in the appellation. Every step has been considered and adopted from the vineyard to the bottling, everything has been designed to preserve the rich complexity of the different plots of Le Bon Pasteur. Thanks to the know-how of experienced winemakers, Dany and Michel Rolland, Château Le Bon Pasteur in Pomerol is an excellent wine unanimously praised by critics worldwide.

Region Info/ Origin



The Pomerol region is located at the northern border where viticulture was present in the area during the time of the Romans. Though it is uncertain as to the origins of the name "Pomerol", but it is speculated that the word was derived from the Latin word poma, which refers to a fruit bearing seeds and is the origin of the French word pomme, meaning apple. This theory is supported by the region's long history of polyculture with many other crops, particularly fruits and grains, being cultivated in the area long before viticulture became a primary focus.
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