What kind of wine is Pomerol?

What kind of wine is Pomerol?

red wine
Pomerol is a red wine appellation located on the right bank of the Dordogne River in Bordeaux, France. Unlike the classification systems used in St. -Émilion and the famous 1855 Classification utilized in the Haut-Médoc, there is no such system based on quality and prestige to rank the chateaus of Pomerol.

What grape is Pomerol wine?

In Pomerol, where merlot is the primary grape, a very different picture will emerge. Pétrus, after all, one of the most prized, sublime and expensive wines in the world, is almost entirely merlot.

Is Pomerol a good wine?

The taste of Pomerol wine varies, depending on factors such as the terrain, Pomerol producer, and the vintage year. Many Pomerol wine bottles are blended with Cabernet Franc, and some with Cabernet Sauvignon, but it is the Merlot grape that gives this great wine the rich and distinct palate.

Why is Petrus so expensive?

The main reason why Petrus wine is so expensive is because of its rarity. It consists entirely of Merlot grapes grown in iron-rich clay soil, a unique factor that isn’t found in any other vineyard in the area!

What does Pomerol taste like?

Johnson notes that Pomerols are usually distinguished by their deep color and sometimes creamy, concentrated ripe-plum flavors but without the high acidity and tannins that are typical of other Bordeaux wines.

Is Petrus wine a good investment?

One of the most iconic wines of Bordeaux and possibly the world, Petrus is regarded as the outstanding wine of its appellation and with very low production levels is highly sought after by collectors and investors, commanding exceptional prices.

What is the most expensive wine in the world?

The 1947 French Cheval-Blanc is widely recognized as the most expensive sold bottle of vino in history at $304,375 (see the next wine for the asterisk* explanation). In 2010, the 67-year-old bottle was sold to a private collector at a Christies auction in Geneva.