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Château Pédesclaux, AOP Pauillac, Red 2020

As the bests of the Pauillac appellation, Château Pédesclaux is in the picture of its terroir : complex, Pédesclaux incarn the density of Pauillac's wines, temperate by a singular sensuousness. Complexity, depth, sensuousness, freshness, tension

The wine

Owners : Famille Lorenzetti
Managing director : Emmanuel Cruse
Properties director : Vincent Bache-Gabrielsen
Head of culture : Félix Soulagnet
Cellar master : Audrey Ricordi
Oenologist : Eric Boissenot

Planted surface : 50 ha
Surface in production : 46,1 ha
Vineyard density : 10 000 vinestocks/ha
Grape varieties : 56 % Cabernet-Sauvignon, 35 % Merlot, 4 % Petit Verdot, 5 % Cabernet franc
Harvest : from the 14th to the 29th September

Terroir

Garonne gravels on limestone base

In the vineyard

All work favorizing a good distribution and aeration of the grapes (disbudding, clipping, thinning out of leaves.
Hand-picked sorting harvest according to the terroir, the vigorous zones and separation between stocks from the heart and the borders of our plots.
Harvest in crates, followed by a manual sorting on clusters and then on berries.

Vinification

Gravitary vatting without pressing. Prefermentary cold maceration. Long vatting period. Gravitary vinification without pump

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS :
Alcohol content : 13,07
AT : 3,6
pH : 3,88
IPT : 68

Ageing

16 months in barrels. 60% new barrels, 40% of one wine

Varietals

Cabernet sauvignon : 56%
Merlot : 34%
Cabernet franc : 5%
Petit verdot : 5%

Specifications

Tasting notes

Château Pédesclaux 2020 presents a complex nose, with spices and Havana notes, boost by green pepper. The mouth is enticing, deliciously juicy and very long with silky tanins. The basis increase, sustained by spices notes. With a good refinement, this 2020 is enchanting !

       
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