Château Pape Clément, Cru classé 2009

RRP £160

Pape-Clément’s owner, Bernard Magrez, is known to be exacting with his employees, and is equally so in his search for perfection in his wines. 2009 came pretty close, with a rich, chocolately, seriously attractive nose, displaying a touch of Rhône-esque animality, freshness, and above all poise and serenity. Harmonious, gently imposing, and majestic in the mouth. This has rich, ripe fruit, floral freshness, and just the right level of acidity and tannin to carry it through its long life to come.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon (56%), Merlot (45%), Cabernet Franc (5%)

Alcohol

13%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2041

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

Graves

Area

Pessac-Léognan AOP

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Bordeaux 2009

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Ella Lister

UK Stockist

Global Stockist

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