Chateau Cambon La Pelouse Haut-Medoc (Futures Pre-sale) 2012

Bordeaux Red Blends from Medoc, Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
ships after 06/01/15
Price: $16.99
Item No. 124702
  • WE92
  • JS91
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

This wine is characterised by its intense color, a delicate red-fruit bouquet, robust, mature tannic structure and great length.

Critical Acclaim

"This is a ripe and spicy wine that showcases flavors of new wood and rich, sweet black fruits. The wine is attractive and fruity, but with enough structure to promise some good aging.
Barrel Sample: 90-92 Points"
92 Points

"A wine with a solid core of fruit with blueberries and raspberries. Full body with fine tannins and a long finish.
Barrel Sample: 90-91 Points"
91 Points

Learn About Chateau Cambon La Pelouse Map ItMap It

The property of Cambon La Pelouse is situated between Cantemerle and Giscours at one of the highest points of Macau. It borders the property of Labarde, from which it is separated by only a small country path.

Cambon La Pelouse is known for uniting aroma and delicacy with stability and fullness and, as it is one of the oldest vineyards in the region, it has largely contributed to giving Medoc wines their reputation.

In June 2003, it was elevated to a Cru Bourgeois Supérieur.

Learn About Medoc

(MEH-dok) Mecca of Wine Medoc is the region that encompasses the smaller appellations of Pauillac, Margaux, St.-Estephe & St.-Julien. As a larger appellation, it contains many chateaux that are the same style of the smaller appellations, but at a smaller price. There are two regions of the Medoc - the Bas Medoc (or lower-Medoc) and the Haut Medoc (or upper-Medoc) - so given the...

Read More About Medoc

Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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