Chateau Pedesclaux 5 Cru Pauillac 2014
Chateau Pedesclaux was founded by Pierre Urbain Pedesclaux in 1810 when he bought some land belonging to Chateau Grand Puy. Until then, Pedesclaux had grown up as a wine merchant in Bordeaux.
In 1891, the property was sold to Count Gastebois and Chateau Pedesclaux had several owners until 1950, when Lucien Jugla bought the possessions. It was under his ownership that the property and vineyards were restored.
In 1965, Chateau Pedesclaux was taken over by Juglas 5 children, who thoroughly modernized it between 2004 and 2007. In 2009, the Pedesclaux family sold to Jacky Lorenzetti, who already owned Château Lilian Ladouys in St. Estephe. Jacky Lorenzetti expanded the vineyards of Chateau Pedesclaux with the purchase of 12 hectares located on the Milon plateau.
The 48 hectares of Chateau Pedesclaux today owner are planted with 48% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot, and 2% Cabernet Franc. In the longer term, efforts are being made to increase the share Cabernet Sauvignon. The average age of the vines is 35, but some of them are more than 65 years old.
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