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Château Le Gay 2008

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • 14% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

From an exceptional terroir, this close neighbour of Lafleur produces mainly Merlot-based wines which stand out for their refinement, body and fruitiness. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pomerol
  • Producer/Owner: Vignobles Péré-Vergé
  • More information....

Château Le Gay serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Chapon à la broche, Filet de boeuf rôti, Axoa de veau.

Peak: Drink until 2040

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • What the experts say...

    "A black/purple-colored wine revealing a bouquet of graphite, incense, ink, and stunningly pure, rich dark red and black fruits. Massive in the mouth, with surprisingly good acidity, a boatload of sweet, supple tannin, a multilayered mouthfeel, and a finish that lasts nearly a minute." Source : R. Parker (04/2009)

    Lot presentation
    Château Le Gay

    Cuvée presentation

    Château Le Gay produces a concentrated, full-bodied Pomerol. It needs to be kept for at least ten years so that its tannins can soften and reveal a magnificent velvety fleshiness and clean finish.

    Information about domain Château Le Gay

    What gives Château le Gay its strength is undoubtedly that its terroir is located next door to Lafleur. Up until her death in 2013, Catherine Péré-Vergé worked to raise Le Gay so that it became one of the finest crus of this appellation. Her very talented son Henri Parent now looks after the cru, with Michel Rolland as consultant. The estate's second wine is called Manoir de Gay

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 2 Bottles
    • Level: 2 into-neck
    • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Pomerol
    • Producer/Owner: Vignobles Péré-Vergé
    • Vintage: 2008
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2040
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 10.5
    • Volume: 15000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet franc

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    Château Le Gay 2008

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