The winery is located in the municipality of Pez in the Saint-Estèphe
area of the Médoc
(Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux). In the Bordeaux classification
according to the old system, which is no longer valid, it was last classified as "Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel" in 2003. The estate was created in the 18th century from vineyards of the Château de Pez
. In 1930 it came into the possession of Jean-Charles Cazes (+1972), today it is managed by his grandson Jean-Michel Cazes. The family also owns Château Lynch-Bages
. It was there that the vinification of Les Ormes-de-Pez was carried out until 1981, when a new winery was opened. The vineyards cover 33 hectares of vineyards with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Merlot (20%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The long-lasting red wine is aged for 12 to 15 months in used Lynch-Bages barriques.