Location: Chateau Plince is
located in Pomerol. Pomerol is a wine making area on the right-bank
of the Gironde
Estuary in Bordeaux
of Southwestern France.
Vineyards: Chateau Plince has 8.3
hectares (about 21 acres) of vineyards. The vineyards are planted
with 75% Merlot,
Franc and 5% Cabernet
Sauvignon. The average age of the vines is 25 years.
Planting of the vines is at a density of 5,500 per hectare.
History: The current owner of Chateau
Plince is the Moreau family through S.C.E.V Moreau. From the mid-1990s
to now, the Chateau has become a favorite of those looking for
a quality wine from Pomerol that has a good quality-price ratio.
Style: "Ample, rich, almost over-ripe nose. Medium body.
Good grip. Lovely black fruit. This is a lovely, seductive wine.
Very good for a bourgeois Pomerol." (Clive Coates, The Vine)
Second Wine: Pavillon Plince