Bon Pasteur is a small property in Pomerol close to St.Emilion. The vineyard is spread around in different plots with various types of soil. The soil varies between clay/gravel to clay/sand. Normally 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc is used in producing the wine. The grapes are hand harvested and double sorting. Fermentation in steel tanks and ageing for 15-18 months in new French oak. Deep brilliant ruby colour with a delicate nose of red fruit. The tannins are slightly firm with a well structure palate. Very nicely balanced wine. Quite powerful and full bodied with a long finish. Drinking perfectly now. Ca 30€. Only 20.000bottles are made.