Chateau Tire Pe is owned by David and Hélène Barrault, they took over this small vineyard in 1997. Blessed with rich clay and limestone soils, this vineyard possesses fantastic southern exposure and overlooks the Gironde River. The Chateau takes its name from a colourful local tale about what small animals “leave behind” before climbing the Tire Pé hill. We’ll leave that to your imagination.
Merlot vines are aged 10 to 15 years, with 3300 to 5000 vines per hectares. The grapes undergo a short 8 - 12 day cool maceration for a soft extraction. The wine is aged for 8 -12 months in concrete tanks.
Region: Bordeaux, France