Chateau Picque Caillou 2016

Chateau Picque Caillou 2016
Chateau Picque Caillou 2016

Chateau Picque Caillou 2016

The name Picque-Caillou (small stone) reflects the Gunz gravels on which 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot are planted for the red. The wine is classically made (the name Calvet would suggest as much for those with long memories - a very old Bordeaux name) and aged for 12 months in 30% new wood. The fruit is textured and scented, with hints of undergrowth. The tannins are present though fine-grained here - good.

"The terroir is not to be sniffed at when you consider the neighbouring estates include Chx. Pape-Clément and Haut Brion. A classic cassis and blackberry-scented claret with mocha notes."

  • Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot
  • ABV 13.0%
  • Lay down
    2022 - 2035
  • Cork
  • Dry
  • Unknown


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