Agriculteur en Eure-et-Loire, François Petit acquiert Tournefeuille en 1998, pièce maîtresse (17,5 ha à Néac) d'un vignoble familial étendu aussi sur Pomerol (Lécuyer) et Saint-Émilion (La Révérence), aujourd'hui conduit par son fils Émeric et son associé Francis Cambier.
Buy 2015 Chateau Tournefeuille Lalande De Pomerol from Lalande De Pomerol, Bordeaux, and browse Saratoga Wine Exchange's entire selection of today. "The 2014 Tournefeuille has a very commendable bouquet with attractive dark cherry and red plum scents, nicely integrated oak and real presence. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin. This feels supple and quite elegant, the acidity very well judged and the new oak lending a judicious creamy veneer on the detailed, terroir-driven finish.
In 1785, the map of the Saint-Emilion area already mentionned a place called « Tournefeuille ». The high situation of the vineyard gives it a favorable exposure to the wind. The frequency of winds could explain the name of “tournefeuille” used at that time by the inhabitants (tourne = turn, feuille = leaf). Tournefeuille was owned and run by the Sautarel family for several decades. In 1998, Tournefeuille was purchased by the childhood friends François Petit and Francis Cambier and their respective families. François Petit’s son Emeric runs the chateau day-to-day. Mar 12, 2010 · Château Tournefeuille [turn uh foy], which means "turning leaves" is a 42 acre estate that straddles the prestigious Lalande-de-Pomerol and Pomerol wine growing regions of Bordeaux. The wines ... Apr 13, 2015 · Chateau Tournefeuille. See James Lawther MW's rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Château Tournefeuille 2014. RECOMMENDED.
92points Château Lécuyer 2014 Pomerol. This seven-acre Petit family estate is dominated by Merlot that gives the wine its rich generous character. In this vintage it was balanced by crisp ... Bun & homemade ketchup, grainy mustard and Saint-Marcellin AOC cheese, Béarnaise sauce, fried onions and crispy cecina ... Château Tournefeuille 2014: 44€ ...