Pessac Leognan

Chateau Poumey


Located in the town of Gradignan, in the middle of houses, Château Poumey enjoys the prestigious appellation Pessac-L & eacuteognan. It is the property, like many other areas of Bordeaux, Bernard Magrez who has built an empire in the Great Wines after selling less qualitative wines.If the estate was born in 1784, his vocation is viticultural appeared in 1873, when an English merchant decided to plant vineyards. Like Château Pape Clément, also owned by Bernard Magrez, Château Poumey has managed to resist the galloping urbanization of the south of Bordeaux. The vines occupy some 8 hectares of gravel crusts in the city, with 3 grape varieties: Cabernet franc and merlot for the reds, sauvignon for the whites. In the vineyards as in the cellar, you will find the excellence that is required in all areas Magrez. To the point that many critics are surprised not to see Poumey join the list of Grands Crus de Graves.

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