The refined pleasure of a fine Saint-Estephe
Chateau Ormes de Pez owes its name to ancient elm trees, now extinct, which grew in the estate’s gardens. The hamlet of Pez is located in the heart of the Saint-Estephe appellation, which has been at the center of wine growing in the Medoc since the 18th century. The elegant estate owes its renaissance to the Cazes family, who has owned the estate since 1940 and had devoted themselves with passion and dynamism to preserve the estate’s reputation.
Working in close collaboration with the technical teams from Chateau Lynch-Bages, a Fourth Great Classified Growth in Pauillac, the wines of Chateau Ormes de Pez express all the identity and the authenticity of their terroir.
The Chateau Ormes de Pez 2009 is a real success and reflects the exceptional year that it came from.
The color is a deep reddish-purple. The nose reveals hints of crushed black berry and blackcurrant jelly. On the palate, the mouth is greedy and confirms the notes perceived on the nose. The tannins are round and silky, and show a beautiful texture that ends with a persistent and promising length. True to the style of the wines from Saint-Estephe, this fine wine can be cellared for another 10 years before it reveals all of its personality.
Wine Advocate-Parker :
A big, fruity, hedonistic style of wine, the 2009 Les Ormes de Pez has a dense ruby/purple color, notes of incense and barbecue smoke and oodles of black berry and cassis fruit. It is medium to full-bodied, with silky tannins and low acidity. This attractive, very hedonistic style of wine should drink well for at least a decade.