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About Chateau Pape Clement
Named in 1305 for its proprietor, Pope Clement V, Pape Clément is one of several Pessac-Leognan estates that are actually located within the city limits of Bordeaux.
90(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - June 2014
Dark ruby-red. Fresh, floral aromas of blackcurrant, herbs, talc and chocolate. Currently dominated by oak on the palate, with minerally blackberry and blueberry flavors emerging only slowly with aeration. Finishes with lively acidity and substantial but smooth tannins. I don't find the rich creamy fruit this wine showed during the Primeurs; I wonder if it didn't see too much oak given the vintage's characteristics. I wouldn't touch a bottle for another three or four years.