The vintage boasts very pleasant qualities: density, tension on the structure, volume, and lovely length. The 2006 Chateau Peyrabon offers delicate wood and spicy attributes. This wine impresses with depth, and outstanding keep potential. Now entering its prime drinking window, the minerality and terroir really shine through and are bolstered by its energized red and black berry fruits and seamlessly integrated tannin.
The 2006 Chateau Peyrabon is 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Petit Verdot.
Founded in the middle/late 18th century, this property has been on a tear since 2000, often producing outstanding quality wines that can hang with some of the left bank classified growths. It is a wine that is capable of putting on considerable complexity with cellar age and is a top go-to producer for value Bordeaux. A traditionalist property for sure, it sees its peak drinking 7-20 years from vintage date depending on the vintage.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot
Wine certification: AOC
Producer: Chateau Peyrabon
Classification: Cru bourgeois