Château Cambon La Pelouse

Haut-Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend

8.8310 ratings
8.725 pro ratings
Haut-Médoc, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
Antoine Pin

Wine Buyer Kroger/QFC

8.9

not tired at all. as tight as a nun's ass though.

not tired at all. as tight as a nun's ass though.

Oct 29th, 2017
Ken Z
9.1

Drank 6/1/17 with a Ribeye Steak. Excellent pairing.

Nose of black currant, cherry, and a hint of green bell pepper. Palate of black currant, licorice, and cocoa powder. Medium body with silky, well integrated tannins. Medium to long finish.

3/21/9/4/4 +50= 91 pts

Drank 6/1/17 with a Ribeye Steak. Excellent pairing.

Nose of black currant, cherry, and a hint of green bell pepper. Palate of black currant, licorice, and cocoa powder. Medium body with silky, well integrated tannins. Medium to long finish.

3/21/9/4/4 +50= 91 pts

1 person found it helpfulAug 13th, 2017
Michael Perry

Good juice

Good juice

1 person found it helpfulFeb 26th, 2016
Jake Pippin

National Chile Manager, Vine Connections

8.3

Meh. Good but not noteworthy

Meh. Good but not noteworthy

1 person found it helpfulOct 11th, 2014
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9.0

The 2012 Cambon La Pelouse is absolutely gorgeous. Far from an easygoing 2012, the Cambon La Pelouse is going to need at least a year or two in bottle to unwind and shed some of its nervous energy. Savory herbs, tobacco, menthol, spices and dark-fleshed fruit fill out the super-classic Haut-Médoc profile. This is a terrific wine for the vintage. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous)

The 2012 Cambon La Pelouse is absolutely gorgeous. Far from an easygoing 2012, the Cambon La Pelouse is going to need at least a year or two in bottle to unwind and shed some of its nervous energy. Savory herbs, tobacco, menthol, spices and dark-fleshed fruit fill out the super-classic Haut-Médoc profile. This is a terrific wine for the vintage. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous)

Apr 5th, 2017
Michael Retter

Herbal, decent structure, clearly a solid 16 year Bordeaux. Never really opened up though, lighter than expected.

Herbal, decent structure, clearly a solid 16 year Bordeaux. Never really opened up though, lighter than expected.

Mar 13th, 2017
Kevin Walsh

Wine blogger doxologywine.com; Freelance Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers) Doxology Wine Consulting

8.4

Good value, solid structure, but tannins are a bit tough. Will get better.

Good value, solid structure, but tannins are a bit tough. Will get better.

Mar 22nd, 2015
Kiley Baker

Certified Specialist of Wine/Educator/Owner of Wine Genie LLC

8.4

Really nice when served a bit chilled. Would drink again!

Really nice when served a bit chilled. Would drink again!

Aug 17th, 2014
Peter van den Besselaar

Neighbouring Cantemerle & Giscours, red fruits in nose, mid weight body, quite elegant Haut Medoc with good p/q

Neighbouring Cantemerle & Giscours, red fruits in nose, mid weight body, quite elegant Haut Medoc with good p/q

Jul 13th, 2014
Rob Landsness

Brand Ambassador/Agent Jeffrey Davis Signature Selections

8.4

Great value, very good quality

Great value, very good quality

Mar 29th, 2014