Product Information


IDENTITY


Appellation: Saint-Estèphe A.O.C.
Domain classified "Cru Bourgeois" in 1932
Owner: Société Civile de Château de Pez
Location: Saint-Estèphe
Soil: Gravel overlying clay

VINEYARDS


Total area of Château de Pez vineyards: 38 hectares (94 acres)
Pruning: Traditional Double Guyot Médoc
Average vineyard age: 25 years
Planting Density: 6,500 vines per hectare
Grape varieties:
- Merlot Noir: 48%
- Cabernet Sauvignon: 45%
- Cabernet Franc: 4%
- Petit Verdot: 3%
- Malbec: 1%
Stock: Riparia Gloire de Montpellier

HARVEST


Manual harvest

VINIFICATION / MATURING


Traditional vinification: destemming, crushing, vatting.
Fermentation on skins: 20 to 30 days
100% maturing in small oak casks:
- 40% in new oak
- 40% in one-year old casks
- 20% in two-year old casks
Ageing in wood: between 12 to 18 months

PRODUCTION / SALES


Production is limited to 120,000 to 150,000 bottles per year.
Export markets: Europe, U.S.A., Asia.
Production is marketed exclusively by the Louis Roederer network:

Champagne Louis Roederer
21, Boulevard Lundy, B.P. 66
51053 REIMS CEDEX FRANCE
Tél. +33 (0)3 26 40 42 11
Fax. + 33 (0)3 26 47 66 51
com@champagne-roederer.com