Château Cambon La Pelouse 2016 - A.O.C Haut-Médoc
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Jeff Leve

The 2016 Cambon la Pelouse has a medium to deep garnet-purple color and a nose of cassis, earth and bay leaves with hints of pencil lead. The medium-bodied palate is firm and chewy, finishing with an herbal lift.
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This is a delicious, juicy wine, with black fruit tones backed by firm tannins. The structure and the concentration don't take away from the exuberant fruits.
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Plush, offering warm cassis and plum sauce flavors lined with toasted vanilla and ganache notes. A flash of cast-iron on the finish keeps this honest. A bit obvious in style but will certainly have fans. Drink now through 2028. 19,167 cases made.
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This is very thick and powerful yet remains fresh and clean. Lots of lively acidity. Full-bodied, layered and flavorful. Better than the 2015.
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Savoury and appetising nose. Rich and flattering fruity palate. Still very youthful.
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Nez fruité, pointe boisée, élevage un peu marqué par le bois, petits amers, tannins encore un peu drus.
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Fresh with flesh, the fruit is on the bright side and I really like the earthy, spicy accents. This is a nicely priced wine that will drink well early.
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We can say that it is one of the oldest in the country and its products have largely contributed to start in France and abroad the reputation of the wines of the Pays du Médoc. From the end of the seventeenth century, sent to England, they reached 400 pounds barrel and beyond ... "

Editions Féret

Monsieur de Cambon is at the origin of this fine wine, appreciated and acclaimed for centuries. Annick, Jean-Pierre Marie and their son Nicolas has been the president since 1996, completely reconfiguring the estate with "Grand Cru" equipment and an oenological approach imbued with love, creativity and lucidity ...

Terroir and winemaking

The soil is composed of large, lean, sandy, quaternary gravel. These very deep soils allow efficient drainage and also contribute to the warming of the soil and thus the ripening of the grapes.  The will of the estate is to produce wines of balance, typical of their appellation & representative of the terroir of Southern Médoc. Eight selected coopers.

Technical sheet

  • The producer
    Château Cambon La Pelouse
  • Type of wine
    Cru Bourgeois
  • Appellation
  • Superficy
    38 hectares
  • Age of the vines
    35 years
  • Harvests
    100% hand harvested
  • Barrels
    40% of new barrels
  • When should you drink it?
    Drink between 2022 and 2036
  • Wine apogee
  • How is it now?
    Encore jeune on doit le garder en cave
  • Service temperature

The vineyard

This Red wine (Cru Bourgeois) from Haut-Médoc is made with a vineyard that has an area of 38 hectares by Château Cambon La Pelouse. The average age of the vines is 35 years. The harvest for this wine are 100% hand harvested.

Into the cellars

This wine has remained 15 months in Oak barrels. For this wine, the estate has made the choice to incorporate 40% of new barrels.


The clearing and enhancement of the Médoc only dates from the 16th and 17th centuries. The wines of this region are quickly known and their fame crosses borders.The appellation is recognized by the decree of November 14, 1936, updated in December 2011.
The soils are mainly composed of gravels, that is to say a mixture of gravels and sands, with nuances given the extent of the appellation area and the presence of a clay-limestone subsoil outcropping very marginally.