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Château Pape Clément Pessac-Léognan White 2001

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Robert Parker scores this wine 95 points and writes: “A brilliant dense purple color is accompanied by an extraordinary perfume of camphor, graphite, plums, cassis, and barbecue spices. A prodigious, multilayered, medium-bodied effort with exceptional concentration, a fabulous texture, and a 50-second finish, this brilliant achievement is one of the vintage’s monumental wines. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2020+. P.S. Yields were a mere 28 hectoliters per hectare, which no doubt explains the wine’s stunning concentration.One of the superstars of the vintage, Pape Clement’s 2001 provides further evidence that this property, ambitiously managed with great dynamism by visionary Bernard Magrez, is pushing quality to the maximum and is obviously attempting to go head to head with its most famous rivals, Haut-Brion and La Mission-Haut-Brion (both located a few miles from Pape Clement).”

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Château Pape-clement:
Chateau Pape Clement is one of the brightest stars in the extensive range of vineyards Bernard Magrez owns worldwide. Based in Bordeaux, this great owner has made quality his personal battle, his strength in facing the increasing competition in the wine business. Hence, the care lavished on this land the exceptional qualities of which have made Pessac's reputation for over seven centuries.

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Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
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12/20/2010

See Philippe Magrez (Magrez Group) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series (#1): www.debramasterofwine.com


External Reviews for Château Pape Clément Pessac-Léognan White

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

...Red-ruby. Roasted berries, game, tobacco, leather and nuts on the rich, full-blown nose. Suave and harmonious, with warm flavors of tobacco, mocha and hot rocks. Finishes with ripe tannins and a surprisingly juicy quality... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 Pape Clement 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/01/2013

A Bordeaux Blanc wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 Pape Clement Blanc 750ml



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Robert Parker scores this wine 95 points and writes: “A brilliant dense purple color is accompanied by an extraordinary perfume of camphor, graphite, plums, cassis, and barbecue spices. A prodigious, multilayered, medium-bodied effort with exceptional concentration, a fabulous texture, and a 50-second finish, this brilliant achievement is one of the vintage’s monumental wines. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2020+. P.S. Yields were a mere 28 hectoliters per hectare, which no doubt explains the wine’s stunning concentration.One of the superstars of the vintage, Pape Clement’s 2001 provides further evidence that this property, ambitiously managed with great dynamism by visionary Bernard Magrez, is pushing quality to the maximum and is obviously attempting to go head to head with its most famous rivals, Haut-Brion and La Mission-Haut-Brion (both located a few miles from Pape Clement).”

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