Château Pape Clément 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

Château Pape Clément 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

The nose is fruity, racy and offers power, a very fine grain as well as complexity. It reveals notes of fleshy boysenberry, fleshy strawberry and small notes of fleshy cassis associated with fine touches of violet, iris, purple plum, blackberry, very discreet hints of liquorice stick / licorice menthol, vanilla as well as an imperceptible hint of blond tobacco and toast. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, silky, melodious and offers a beautiful definition, a very beautiful finesse of the grain, power, a beautiful mineral frame as well as a good a finesse of the suavity. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry of Boysen, fleshy cassis and small notes of strawberry associated with small touches of flowers, licorice, chocolate, toasted as well as very slight hints of hazelnut, chocolate and a hint of vanilla (in the background). Tannins are fine and elegant. A very fine chew on the finish (pleasant and brings gourmandise). Beautiful length and very beautiful persistence. There is an imperceptible hint of toasted bread / toasted almond on the persistence.

Note (Score): 18/20

Note (Score): 96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)