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Pape Clement 2018

Pape Clement

Case Format: 6x75cl

Max score: 99.0

Château Pape Clément has one of the oldest documented histories of any estate in Bordeaux, with evidence of vines being planted as far back as 1300. The estate has been under the ownership of the Montagne family since 1939. A shift in quality was noted in 1985 when Bernard Magrez was appointed general manager. Since then, Château Pape Clément has grown on a steep upward trajectory, creating some of the finest wines in Pessac-Léognan, therefore living up to its Cru Classés de Graves status. Its 32 hectares are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (c.60%) and Merlot (c.40%) on a terroir of gravel, clay, small rocks and sandy soils. The wine is aged in 65% new French oak for 18-20 months before bottling. The result is a rich, luscious wine that contains an intense concentration of fruit.

£312.00 IN BOND

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CRITIC REVIEWS

97
James Suckling

Aromas of wild blackberries, blueberries, dried lavender, cloves and eucalyptus with gravel and cocoa butter. It’s full-bodied with firm, powdery tannins. Polished and creamy with a core of ripe fruit that evolves to herbs, spices and chocolate. Fantastic concentration and seamless integration. Try from 2024.

15.5
Jancis Robinson

Tasted blind. A bit pinched and tarry on the end. Hole in the middle. More fruit please!

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