Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix Pomerol 2019
Établissements Jean-Pierre Moueix, specialists in the fine wines of Bordeaux since 1937, today own and distribute a number of notable Châteaux of the region. For 80 years, they have been committed to sourcing the finest fruit grown by local farmers to produce wines that are balanced, elegant and reflect the distinctive terroirs of this renowned region. The unique quality of Pomerol lies in its geology: clay and gravel on the central plateau; and variations of gravel, sand and clay as the elevation declines. These soils are ideally suited to the Merlot grape, which offers youthful charm and approachability combined with singular longevity when grown in this terroir. This geological complexity yields rich, powerful, seductive wines that display remarkable balance and elegance. The Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix Pomerol, a blend of second wines from the Jean-Pierre Moueix family vineyards and other renowned Châteaux of the appellation, is crafted with care to express the nuances of fruit and terroir from this storied appellation. After vinification, the wine is blended and aged in the historic Quai du Priourat cellars in Libourne, benefitting from all the expertise of the Jean-Pierre Moueix technical teams. Dominated by Merlot with a touch of Cabernet Franc in the blend, the Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix Pomerol is a brilliant garnet red in colour. On the nose, complex and harmonious notes of raspberries and blueberries emerge from a subtle backdrop of spice and smoke. The palate is refined and precise with the elegant, silky tannins so characteristic of Pomerol.