Château Cambon La Pelouse

Haut-Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend

8.8321 ratings
8.728 pro ratings
Haut-Médoc, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
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9.1

The 2016 Cambon La Pelouse is a wine of real depth, power and flavor. Super-ripe dark cherry, plum, leather, tobacco, cedar and earthy notes are all laced together in this punchy, expressive Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois. Once again, Cambon Le Pelouse over delivers. It should drink well for the next decade-plus. Tasted two times. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, January 2019)

The 2016 Cambon La Pelouse is a wine of real depth, power and flavor. Super-ripe dark cherry, plum, leather, tobacco, cedar and earthy notes are all laced together in this punchy, expressive Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois. Once again, Cambon Le Pelouse over delivers. It should drink well for the next decade-plus. Tasted two times. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, January 2019)

Nov 15th, 2019
Andrew Holod

National Sales Grapes of Spain

8.9

Complex, complete and in a good place. This could take more time in bottle if desired.

Complex, complete and in a good place. This could take more time in bottle if desired.

Nov 4th, 2019
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
William Tremblay

Pied de tomate, poivron vert

Pied de tomate, poivron vert

1 person found it helpfulFeb 24th, 2019
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