Pomerol appellation is reserved for red still wine, located East ( Purple ) within the Bordeaux wine region as seen in our Bordeaux wine glass.
Pomerol is divided into three parts, the plateau of the town, the slopes along the side of the plateau and the flat parcels of land following the slopes. There are several types of clay in the soils of this appellation, the most famous is the blue clay of Petrus which is considered the best.
The geographical area of the controlled appellation of origin includes the territories of the town of Pomerol along with the northern part of the city center on the northeast of the Gironde department. This geographical area ad-joins that of Saint Emilion southeast and Lalande de Pomerol which is separated by the Barbanne.
To comply with regulations, the vines have a minimum planting density of 5,500 vines per hectare.
Today there are approximately 140 wine producers with an average size of six hectares of vineyards which covers an approximate total of 800 hectares.
World famous for its wine and very sought after, wines from the region offer powerful aromas with notes of truffle and black fruits without harshness that are truly classic.
The wines are aged at least until the 1st November the year following the year of harvest, after the rearing period the wines are marketed to the consumer as from the 15th November of the year following the year of the harvest.