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Chateau Pape Clement - 2005 - Blanc - 750 ml.

$225.00
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Country: France

Region: Bordeaux

Sub Region: Pessac-Leognan

Varietal: Sauvginon Blanc - Semillon

Vintage: 2005 - Size: 750 ml. - Type: White

Château Pape Clément is a Cru Classé Graves property that has one of the oldest documented histories of any Bordeaux vineyard, having been planted in 1300 by Bernard de Groth, the future Pope Clément V. In 1939 the estate was bought by the Montagne family and is now owned and run by Léo Montagne. Pape Clément is located in the Bordeaux suburb of Pessac and consists of a chai and 32 hectares of vineyards, planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (40%) and small amounts of Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon and Muscadelle. The quality of the wines at Pape Clément slipped in the 1960s and 70s, largely because of under-investment. Bernard Magrez was appointed as general manager in 1985 and he turned Pape Clément's fortunes around. He introduced more rigorous selection in the vineyards, as well as installing stainless steel vats and raising the percentage of new oak casks used in the maturation process. Pape Clément now produces one of the finest clarets in Pessac-Léognan.
SKU: A5181
Robert Parker: 90

Tasted blind at the 2005 Southwold tasting, the 2005 Pape Clement Blanc seems to have declined from a high point several years ago. It has quite a rich bouquet with dried honey, grilled walnut and smoke, perhaps just a little more volatility than some of its peers. The palate is medium-bodied with a honeyed opening, dried pineapple and orange rind scents intermixed and leading to a spicy, slightly feral finish. This might be a year or two past its best although it still has much to offer. Tasted February 2017.

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