Chateau La Croix de Gay 2017

 A case of 12 Bottles (750ML)
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The Charm and Fruit of an Iconic Pomerol Wine

An emblematic property of the prestigious Pomerol appellation on the Right Bank of the Bordeaux region, Chateau La Croix de Gay is one of the most popular references among Pomerol-lovers. Managed by the Raynaud-Lebreton family, the estate has produced a wine consistent in style, which has managed to please those who seek powerful and rich wines.

Made from an exceptional terroir, the Chateau La Croix de Gay 2017 blends 93% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc from two groups of plots that give the wine its complexity and refinement. The first terroir is located on the high terrace of Pomerol, with vineyards planted on the gravelly soils of the Günzian ice age. The second terroir is set between the great Chateaux Trotanoy and La Pointe on Mindelian gravel.

With its aromatic purity, power and finesse on the palate, the Chateau La Croix de Gay 2017 represents the superb success of the property even in this atypical vintage. A Pomerol that joins the list of exceptional wines of this 2017 vintage.

Parker : 88-90 / 100
Wine Spectator : 88-91 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2017 La Croix de Gay delivers expressive notes of Indian spices, blackberry pie and blueberry compote with a touch of garrigue. It's medium-bodied with chewy tannins and oodles of freshness, finishing soft and pretty.
BordeauxPomerol
Vineyard
Libournais

Alcohol
14

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
16

J. Suckling
89-90

Vinous - A. Galloni
86-88

Wine Spectator
88-91

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pomerol

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau La Croix de Gay

Parker
88-90

Allergens
Contains sulfites