Almost all merlot and fully mature, this traditional style wine from the Lalande de Pomerol shows notes of coffee, earth and plum and cherry fruit. The tannins have softened over time and this is a wine at the peak of its powers.
The Château de Chambrun estate was built in 1775 and today is owned by young, dynamic owners who want to build Château de Chambrun into one of the best estates in Lalande de Pomerol. They have already changed to ...Learn more
“A big-time sleeper of the vintage from proprietor Silvio Denz, this sensational 2011 transcends the vintage as well as the reputation of the appellation. It exhibits a dense ruby/purple color along with plenty of chocolaty berry fruit and a plump, full-bodied, opulent, layered style. This is about as good as a Lalande de Pomerol can be. Drink it over the next 6-8 years.”
“This is a Pomerol pretender as many of the best Lalandes are with polished coffee beans and chocolate to round out the berry fruits. There’s a touch of reduction on first nose but that clears quickly - a good reflection of the winemaking style on the lees. This is one of the estates to watch in Pomerol, with a new team in place since 2016, overseeing the ageing and bottling of this but not the growing season (it was Silvio Denz in 2015). Drinking Window 2019 - 2034”