GRAPES: 80% Merlot, 20% CF
KEY SELLING 1: SEGC for low $30s
KEY SELLING 2:
TASTING NOTES: The 2015 Pierre 1er is medium garnet-purple in color with an earthy, meaty, gamey nose with black fruits and leather notes. The medium-bodied palate is chewy and rustic.
PRODUCTION NOTES: 11 ha vineyard, 36 year avg age of vines, aged 1/3 each in vats, new oak, used oak.
SPECIAL POINTS: Chateau Croix Figeac was relabeled in 2013 and became Chateau Pierre 1er.