L'EtoileLes Vins F. Thienpont
Lalande de Pomerol
2012 marked the beginning of the collaboration between François and Guillaume Thienpont. Together, they selected this single vineyard for l’etoile and work with the vinegrower from the growing to the ageing process. This cuvée, located in the heart of the Lalande de Pomerol appellation, embodies the full finesse that Merlot can express on gravelly soils.
- Surface: 5 hectares
- Terroir: gravelly soil and clay
- Grape varieties: 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Ageing: 18 months in barrels