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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    from 2018
  • Food Pairing

    roasted Lamb

The Story

Château Saint Pierre dates back to the eleventh century. Recent rehabilitation work in the cellar have revealed vestiges of a church dedicated to Saint Pierre that had belonged to Foulques, Lord Of Les Arcs. This property and the land around it were bequeathed to the Saint Victor Abbey in 1055. Handed down from father to son for the past four generations, Jean-Philippe Victor now manage this 55 hectares vineyards that stretch from the Argens River up to the foot of the Maures Mountains.

VINEYARD

Surface: 17 hectares
Average age of the vineyard: 50 years
Grape varieties: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon / 15% Merlot / 10% Cabernet Franc


VINIFICATION
Classical vinification. Vatting for 3 to 5 weeks. Ageing for 12 months in barrels, with 50 to 75% new oak.


WINE TASTING
"The dress is dark and the nose intense with beautiful spices and blackberry notes. On the palate, the attack is generous and mellow, the mid-palate is elegant with thin tannins, long-lasting finish enhanced by spices and coffee notes." - Le Figaro by Bernard Burtschy - 16.5/20

 

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Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Aromatic nose with good structure, elderberries, blackberries, mild spices. On the palate well structured with firm tannins and good length. Slightly dry finish.
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Origin

Saint-Julien, Bordeaux

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Aromatic nose with good structure, elderberries, blackberries, mild spices. On the palate well structured with firm tannins and good length. Slightly dry finish."

1y 8m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Aromatic nose with good structure, elderberries, blackberries, mild spices. On the palate well structured with firm tannins and good length. Slightly dry finish."

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Aromatic nose with good structure, elderberries, blackberries, mild spices. On the palate well structured with firm tannins and good length. Slightly dry finish."

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

89p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Saint-Pierre 2014  ( Château Saint-Pierre )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with ripe fruit and distinct toasted flavours, elegant oak spices in the background. On the palate well structured with toasted flavours, ripe fruit and good length. "

2y 6m ago

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