Learn About Chateau Tour de Pez
Since the 17th century, the estate belonged to the Abbey located in Vertheuil en Medoc. Since 1931, the estate has been called Chateau Tour de Pez. Tour means tower, which was built in the 13th century, overcoming the buildings and the plots of vines registered in the location called Pez. Since 1989, the family Bouchara owned Chateau Tour de Pez and has renewed the buildings, the equipment and the tower too. These efforts and the passion of the winemaking can be found in the quality of the wines produced.
Learn About St. Estephe
(saint ess-TEFF) Rugged Northerner St.-Estephe is the northernmost of the 4 communes hugging the Dordogne river in the Northern Haut-Medoc area of Bordeaux. While the appellation has no premier crus (first growths) of its own, it's southernmost chateau, Cos d'Estournel, is a highly acclaimed second growth, geographically separated from the famed Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac by...
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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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