2020 Château Ormes de Pez, Cru Bourgeois St-Estèphe

Ormes de Pez is the kind of wine we buy year in, year out En Primeur here at Lay & Wheeler. Made by one of Bordeaux's most talented teams - the team behind Lynch-Bages - it's a wine that delivers spectacularly for its price. Savoury and focused in 2020, there's beautiful energy here: this is classic claret that will never cease to impress. In short, it's a cornerstone of your cellar in the years to come.

Critic score
92.5/100
Pricing
Bottle
En primeur
In stock
£25.18
Case, 6 Bottles
En primeur
In stock
£151.08

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Saint-Estèphe, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
  • Grape
    54% Merlot
    38% Cabernet Sauvignon
    4% Cabernet Franc
    4% Petit Verdot
  • Maturity
    Young 2025 - 2036
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    13%
  • Classification
    Cru Bourgeois
2020 Château Ormes de Pez, Cru Bourgeois St-Estèphe

TASTING NOTES

A firm, lightly chewy red with blackberry, blueberry, spice and some chocolate. Medium body and fine tannins. It grows on the palate. Tannins sneak up at the end. 54% merlot, the highest percentage ever, the rest cabernet sauvignon with a touch of petit verdot.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (June 2021)
92—93/100