This is a traditional Pomerol with macerated fruit notes and a sanguine quality. Firm structure with classic notes of dried plum, stewed cherries and a rustic character.|
Château Rocher-Bonregard was created in 1880 by M. Rocher, ancestor of the Tournier family who are the current owners. The property is located in southern Pomerol, towards the edge of the Tailhas stream. The family also owns Château Rocher-Figeac in St.-Émilion, thus producing two very fine, small production right bank wines that offer tremendous value, and classic flavor profiles.
Owner: Tournier Family
Vineyard: 2.6 hectares
Farming Practices: Sustainable
Soil: Clay with iron deposits
Grape Varieties: Mainly Merlot with Cabernet Franc
Age of Vines: 35 yrs
Yield: 45 hl/ha
Vinification and Élevage: The grapes are hand-harvested, crushed and fermented in thermoregulated concrete vats. Aging is 6 months in 100% new barrique before bottling.