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Pomerol  - 2016
Pomerol  - 2016

Pomerol - 2016

This wine is predominantly Merlot-based, with some Cabernet Franc in the blend, reflecting the typical composition of Pomerol wines. It exhibits a deep ruby color and offers a rich, full-bodied experience on the palate. The nose of Chateau La Croix Pomerol 2016 presents fresh yet ripe aromas of red and black fruits, including redcurrant, cranberry, blackcurrant, and plum. These fruit notes are complemented by hints of fig, green bell pepper, fennel, cloves, game, and toasted wood, adding complexity to the wine's bouquet. On the palate, this wine displays a dry profile with flavors that mirror its aromatic profile. It boasts medium to high acidity and well-worked tannins, providing an excellent structure and backbone. The wine offers an almost full-bodied experience, culminating in a long and delicious finish that combines spices and fruit notes. Chateau La Croix Pomerol 2016 showcases the hallmarks of the exceptional 2016 vintage in Pomerol, demonstrating good concentration, balance, and aging potential. While it is enjoyable now, it has great potential for further development, with experts suggesting it can be cellared until 2035. This wine exemplifies the high quality and character typical of Pomerol wines from the outstanding 2016 vintage.

  • Brand: Château La Croix
  • Region:Bordeaux
  • Sub-Region:Pomerol
  • Varietal:Merlot
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:13.0%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:France
  • Climate:The region experiences relatively mild temperatures throughout the growing season, with warm summers and cool winters. This allows for gradual ripening of the grapes, particularly the Merlot which dominates the blend. Pomerol's proximity to the Atlantic Ocean provides a moderating effect on temperatures, helping to prevent extreme heat or cold.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand-harvested
  • Soil:Iron-rich gravelly soil