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Château Tour Pibran

This lovely left bank Bordeaux hails from the small commune of Pauillac. Pauillac is known for containing 3 of the 5 premier cru Chateaux of Bordeaux. The wines of Pauillac are considered some of the most quintessential depictions of Bordeaux wine.

The Chateau Pibran estate is located to the north of the town of Pauillac, close to the Chenal de Gaer, a stream, which divides the vineyards of Pauillac in two. The soils underfoot are typical of the region, the vineyards lying on one of the many gravel ridges. All told there are 17 hectares of vines, comprised of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. The vines are aged over 30 years on average, a relatively youthful domaine, which reflects recent replanting. Following a manual harvest the fruit is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel, the process under the direction of the team from Pichon-Baron, before going into oak, with 50% of the barrels replaced each year, for a period of 12-15 months.

The 2008 Chateau Tour Pibran exhibits full, ripe dark fruit from aroma to palate, escorted by elegant tannins throughout.


$29.99 per bottle

10% discount on a 6 bottle purchase

15% discount on a case purchase