A rising star. Damien, Marc Pages’s grandson, took over the running of this property some years ago. Some 40 years ago, they realised that the soil in this northerly part of the Médoc once produced excellent wines and the land had been abandoned. Now with 46 hectares, and the vines becoming older, 20-25 years on average, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 55% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, a new chai with rows of temperature controlled stainless steel vats and an immaculate barrel cellar. Château Noaillac is now producing succulent, lovely early drinking claret.
Is it a dark Rose? Is it a light Red? You decide. All we know is that it is delicious.
When Abraham Izak Perold crossed Pinot Noir and Cinsault in 1924, little did he realise that the result would be a grape variety hated throughout the world. Unlike Marmite which...
Originally in a bourbon hogshead, then finished in an Oloroso cask, it has lots of mint, cinnamon and raisins on the nose. The palate has chocolate and vanilla ice cream...