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Product details
  • Country
    France, Bordeaux
  • Grape
  • Strength
  • Smell
    Blackberry, plum, strawberry and spice
  • Taste
    Black and red fruit combined with creamy tannin and spice
  • Vintage
Bordeaux – France

Chateau Picoron is a 5 hectare vineyard located on the clay & limestone ridge, adjacent to Saint-Émilion. Founded in 1570 by the Picoron family, Château Picoron has a long history of wine. They produce limited production wines which celebrate the past, and inspire the next generation of wine drinkers. Chateau Picoron produce only 2,000 cases of wine per year for their friends & family. The winemaker, Stephane Apelbaum, believes nature to be our greatest collaborator, preferring a minimal intervention to vineyard management and winemaking. Chateau Picoron wine is produced sustainably and is on a journey toward organic farming conversion.

Chateau Picoron Saint Colombe 15′ has a purple colour with a hint of ruby. It is full bodied with lots of bold red and black fruit along with hints of vanilla, truffle and spice on the nose. Expect a perfect balance of blackberry, plum and strawberry. It is accompanied by well structured, rich tannins which have been further softened by the 16 months the wine has spent in French oak and a further 3 in the bottle. In the mouth you will experience lovely peppery undertones which keep it lingering on and on. This is a 100% Merlot and considered a very high quality red wine with ageing potential to 2030. This is one of my favourite red wines for 2022.

Pair with:  mild and soft cheese (Brie or Camembert and Charcuterie (sliced cured meat). Some Rod Stewart in the background will also work a treat.

We deliver to UK mainland (excluding Scottish Highlands) using DPD Local from £4.95. Your Chateau Picoron Saint Colombe 15′ will be delivered within 3 working days of purchase. DPD will email you a tracking reference once they have picked up your order from us and provide you with a delivery slot for the following working day. If you have any questions please call us on 0204 501 8436 or use the contact us from here.

Note no pricing is included with the Chateau Picoron Saint Colombe 15′ so the recipient will not know how much it cost. On the checkout page you can mark your order as a gift and leave a free personalised gift message.

Meet the wine maker
Château Picoron
Stephane Apelbaum
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  • Red Wine
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  • Château Picoron have recently undergone a process of converting to organic farming. Some old vintages will not be certified organic, but all will have been produced sustainably. Look out for the organic tag on all Château Picoron wines.

  • Château Picoron farm Merlot grapes, on 4.5 hectares of gently sloping clay-chalk soil. Merlot is what the Right Bank of Merlot is synonymous with, yet Château Picoron are doing something truly unique. While they offer the classic Bordeaux style aged Merlot, they also produce 100% Merlot’s of both the white and rosé style, certainly not something you see everyday.

  • Chateau Picoron is a small, independent vineyard located in the small village of Sainte-Colombe, just outside of the presitguous St. Émilion region, in Bordeaux.

  • Yes. Select the bottle of wine you want to send as a gift and then on the checkout page mark the order as a gift. Once you do this a text box will appear where you can enter in your gift message. Note we do not include any pricing information with the delivery of the wine so the recipient will not know how much the bottle of wine gift cost.

  • Discounts prices are available to all active subscribers and wine club members. Simply purchase a monthly wine subscription or join the wine club and the discounted prices are applied automatically to all future orders.

  • In the monthly wine subscription, you receive a monthly delivery of wines curated by our sommeliers, based on the type preference you select (red wine, white wine or both). This helps subscribers to discover new styles and varieties, which you wouldn’t normally come across or buy. Wine club members pay a selected amount into their wine club account every month. We don’t deliver any wine to them until they place an order for the specific wines they chose using their account balance. In short, the subscription product is for wine drinkers wanting to discover new wines and are happy for us to chose for them where the wine club is for those who know what they like and want to have control over which wines they receive. Both monthly subscriber and wine club members receive discounted prices on all orders.

  • We endeavour to source wines from small family-operated vineyards, who are either certified organic, bio-dynamic, or working towards this. All certified organic wines will be labelled as such, in our online store. Currently, 85% of the wines we sell are certified organic so there plenty to choose from. If you head to the menu on the website select Wine Method / Organic Wine and that will show you all the wine in our shop which is certified organic.

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Chateau Picoron Saint Colombe 2015 Merlot
Chateau Picoron Saint Colombe 2015 Merlot
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Chateau Picoron Saint Colombe Merlot 15′ | Bordeaux, France 75cl

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