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Château Pape Clément's red wines are vinified in oak casks. This favors uniform fermentation, unlike steel vats which are prone to temperature variations. Maintained between 29 and 30°C during fermentation, then between 27 and 29°C during maceration after fermentation, moderate temperatures allow for gentle extraction of tannins and color. Before the wine is drawn off, fermentation varies between 20 and 35 days depending on the evolution of taste in each vat.Hand harvested in small crates with initial sorting in the vineyard. Grapes hand-picked from clusters. Aged for 18 months in new French-oak barrels.

 

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Ruby. Blackberries, anise, cassis, dark fruity, minerals nose, scented, nuanced and detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, blueberries, anise, cassis, playful and elegant, almost soothing, velvety, nuanced and detailed, long. Superb! 96-98

  • 97p

Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Tightly woven wine with quite expressive nose, displaying aroma reminiscent of blackcurrants, liquorice, graphite and hints of roasting aroma. On the palate well structured, firm but mature tannins, good fruit, a wine with considerable length. 94

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Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux

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