Château Pape Clément Blanc 2013

$180.00

Fairly deep gold, with green-gold hints. Attractive intensity, depth and luster. Smell: Expressive and intense. There are notes of citrus fruits, apple, floral aromas, honeysuckle and acacia. The woody notes are perceptible but discrete: aromas of oak and pine, notes of vanilla, spices and toast. Taste: Forthright, round and full-bodied. The finish reveals the mineral qualities of the soil, well-rounded tannins and freshness.

48,5% Sémillon, 44,5% Sauvignon Blanc, 5,5% Sauvignon Gris, 1,5% Muscadelle

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Château Pape Clément is one of the oldest Grands Crus of Bordeaux. His vineyard – the first harvests took place in 1252 – was implemented in the XIIth century by Bertrand de Goth, younger of a noble family from Bordeaux region. Archbishop of Bordeaux, Bertrand de Got became Pope in 1305 under the name of Clement V. This is where the Château inherited its name from and its wine became an icon.

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