Our red wine from Bordeaux : Lalande-de-Pomerol

Château Tournefeuille
From £190/year
The Château Tournefeuille is admirably located on a unique clay-gravelly overhang, facing the greatest terroirs of Pomerol. Planted with the finest grape varieties in Gironde, this family vineyard produces high quality wines.
Option avant-première:

Que comprend l'adoption ?

Un kit de bienvenue dans votre premier coffret saison avec votre certificat d’adoption, votre invitation au domaine, votre carte de membre au Club des Adopteurs.

Option “avant-première” : possibilité de recevoir votre kit de bienvenue dès le début de l’adoption, accompagné d’une première bouteille pour découvrir votre cuvée.

Un coffret reçu à la fin de chaque saison - printemps, été, automne, hiver - soit un coffret saison tous les trois mois.

Dans chaque coffret, une ou deux bouteilles de votre propre cuvée personnalisée à votre nom (selon l’option choisie), accompagnée d’une bouteille surprise du domaine.

Une rétrospective papier dans chaque coffret pour suivre l’évolution de vos vignes au fil des saisons et découvrir tous les secrets d’élaboration de votre cuvée.

Technical sheet

APPELLATION & VINTAGE
Lalande-de-Pomerol (Bordeaux) 2017
GRAPES
70% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon
VINIFICATION
12 months in oak barrels from Tronçay forest (Allier, Central France) - one third of barrels are replaced every year
APPEARANCE
Deep garnet-black
NOSE
Fresh and fragrant nose with light aromas of red fruits
PALATE
Fine acidity with round and smooth tannins, long lasting on the palate
Faithful to the Lalande-de-Pomerol appellation, this cuvée reveals a perfumed and fruity nose with a beautiful mellow mouthfeel. 2016 is a very beautiful vintage.
Bernard Neveu
Head Sommelier of the Bristol Palace in Paris
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT…
Ideal to show off a Bordeaux from one of its most prestigious appellations. It can be served immediately or left to be aged in the cellar for several years.
History of the vineyard
The “Bureau” is one of the Château's historical parcels. It was planted in 1957, just after the terrible frost of February 1956 that decimated all of Bordeaux's vineyards. Its old vines are used as a base for the nursery that gives birth to the vineyard's young plants. It has a 360° view of Néac and the great Châteaux of Pomerol.
Name
Le Bureau
Designation
Lalande-de-Pomerol
Grape
Merlot
Area
0.58 hectare
Soil type
Gravelly-clay
History of the vineyard
The “Bureau” is one of the Château's historical parcels. It was planted in 1957, just after the terrible frost of February 1956 that decimated all of Bordeaux's vineyards. Its old vines are used as a base for the nursery that gives birth to the vineyard's young plants. It has a 360° view of Néac and the great Châteaux of Pomerol.
Name
Le Bureau
Designation
Lalande-de-Pomerol
Grape
Merlot
Area
0.58 hectare
Soil type
Gravelly-clay
Émeric, the winemaker
Continuing the winemaking their father passed on to them, Émeric and his younger brother Marc work to preserve family traditions while bringing a fresh, new look to viticulture. Visitors can admire the breath-taking view from the top of the vineyard. Those who are lucky will also enjoy the warm welcome from his wife Virginie while staying in the Château.