Near prestigious Château Haut Brion, Château Picque Caillou's 20-hectare vineyard stands at the entrance to Bordeaux, birthplace of legendary appellation. Driven by Paulin and Isabelle Calvet, this gravel terroir has all the advantages for making a great wine data management, plot monitoring, vinification in harmony with the terroir and vintage, and rigourous selection.Thus is born a pedrigree wine, balanced and elegant, highly charasteristic of the values of the Pessac-Léognan appellation.
Wine Advocate-Parker :
This elegant, medium-bodied 1998 is a classic Graves with its tobacco, smoke, tar, and earthiness. It offers good fruit, medium body, and a straightforward, pleasant style. Drink it over the next 5-7 years.
|Grape varieties||Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Producer/Bottled by||CHATEAU PICQUE CAILLOU 33700 MERIGNAC FRANCE|
|Producer||Château Picque Caillou|
- R. Gabriel : 16
- Vineyard : Graves
- Wine Spectator : 86
- Country : France
- Grape varieties : Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon