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Château Pavie 2022

Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé AOC

Impressive, densely packed Premier Grand Cru Classé Saint-Émilion, with 95-96 Suckling points. So ripe, intensely coloured and weighty, the wine had no 'plunge-down', just a mere wetting of the cap. Dark cassis, blossom, spice and incense. Long.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Rich and velvety, held taut by tannins, intense and layered

Aroma

Dark cherry, plum, chocolate and spice, with earthy loam

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Pavie 2022

More information

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2052

The release of the superb 2022 celebrates the Perse family's 25 years at the château. Gérard Perse settled in Saint-Émilion in 1993, first purchasing Château Monbousquet, then 5 years later, Château Pavie. He worked hard to bring both properties back to the very high level they should have been at. Pavie is not unused to gaining a perfect 100-point score. They have 37 hectares of very fine vineyards both on the hallowed Côte Pavie, first planted in the 4th century, and the plateau above. For the first time in the 2022 vintage, the grapes of Pavie Decesse and Bellevue Mondotte, both contiguous to Pavie, were included in the blend. 75% of the wine was aged in new oak to create a wine that's "full and layered without being heavy" (J Suckling).

"Full and layered without being heavy. It starts large and rich. Structured and powerful. Velvety" James Suckling
Critic, 95-96pts
Map showing Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé AOC
Tasting note information