La Motte de Clement Pichon Haut Medoc 2009 is silky,structured and long lasting. It develops aromas of oak and cassis,coupled with plum,ripe fruits.This wine will match perfectly with Beef,Pork or Salad.
La Motte de Clement Pichon Haut Medoc is a wine from Bordeaux,region of France ,Bordeaux vineyard is covering almost all the Gironde department is known for the excellent environment for growing wines. This vineyard offers a wide wine assortment with very specific characteristics. The Garonne river defines the main sub-division of the region. On the right bank, the regions of Blaye-Libournais and Entre-Deux-Mers. On the left bank, Graves, Medoc and Sauterne.
La Motte de Clement Pichon Haut Medoc is located in Bordeaux's sub-region of Haut-Medoc ,The Haut-Medoc is located in the south of Medoc appellation. It produces only red wines and is the cradle of 6 renowned appellations: Margaux, Moulis, Listrac, Saint-Julien, Pauillac and Saint-Estèphe. On a soil composed of limestone and clay, the dominant grape is Cabernet Sauvignon, followed by Merlot with a smaller proportion of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. These wines have a good aging potential. Young, Haut-Medoc wines are very tannic, some cannot be drink before some years of cellaring. With ages they offer a flexible development and produces complex aromatic bouquet of red fruits.
Located near Bordeaux in Parempuyre, the story of Clement-Pichon Castle dates back to the fourteenth century when it was denominated La Motte Caupene. After a succession of families and the passage of Louis XIV on his land, the castle, after a fire, was rebuilt by the Durand-Dassiers family in 1881. This Renaissance-inspired architectural was acquired by Clement Fayat in 1976. There, has been fully recreated a 25-hectare vineyard. Indeed, the Fayat family began renovations by starting with the vineyard, which was completely replanted. The 25 hectare vineyard of Chateau Clement Pichon is planted with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. On the gravel, sand and clay based soil 6,500 vines per hectare are planted. The wine is vinified in temperature controlled, in stainless steel vats. Fermentation takes place in vat. On average, the wine is aged in 50% new, French oak barrels.