Pape Clément, Pessac-Léognan 750ml 2005

France, Bordeaux
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PapeClementPessacLeognan200518122019
R3,950
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Critic Score

99
WA

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Tasting notes:
‘Owned by Bernard Magrez, this great terroir a few miles from Haut Brion and La Mission Haut Brion has produced one of the superstars of the vintage. A blend of 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, Pape Clement’s 2005 has an opaque purple color and smoky barbecue and chocolaty notes intermixed with cassis and blackberries. There is also some underlying minerality in this full-bodied, super-concentrated wine, which has wonderfully sweet, well-integrated tannins. This majestic, multidimensional wines is one of the great, great wines of the vintage. It should drink well for at least another 25 years.’ – Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, 99/100

'Dark in color, offering wonderful aromas of licorice, berry, fresh tobacco and currant, with Indian spices. Complex and full-bodied, with supersilky tannins that caress every inch of the palate. Long and satisfying. A joy to taste this young wine. Best after 2015.' – James Suckling, Wine Spectator, 96/100
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country France
Rating WA 99
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R3,950.00
Producer Pape Clément
Region Bordeaux
Variety Bordeaux Blend
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