2017 Château Pape Clément, Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

Ripe and powerful, but with a nice freshness too. A rich effort with impressive depth.

Critic score
95.5/100
Pricing
Bottle
En primeur
In stock
£78.80
Case, 6 Bottles
En primeur
In stock
£472.80

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Bordeaux, France
  • Maturity
    Young 2020 - 2032
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2017 Château Pape Clément, Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

TASTING NOTES

This is very dense for the vintage on the center palate and then rolls out on the palate. Full-bodied, tight and tannic. Very polished and refined at the end. Precise. A little more cabernet sauvignon in the blend gives this the tension.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (April 2018)
(95—96)/100