Château Pavie “Esprit de Pavie” 2014

MXN $1085

Grape: 70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc

Region: Bordeaux Sud-Ouest, Bordeaux

You’ll taste/smell: The wine is very balanced between notes of ripe fruit and notes of aging (smoked, earthy notes like mushroom and wet forest). Ruby color with a perfumed nose of potpourri and elegant dry herbs. Earthy palate with notes of dried tobacco leaf with firm tannins in the balanced finish. Ideal to drink after 5-8 years in the bottle.

Good to have it with: red meats, big dishes

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Description

The Wine

Esprit de Pavie comes from a great diversity of terroirs situated on the south-facing slopes of the Dordogne valley, which can be characterized by three types of soil: Sandy-gravely foothills, Clay hillsides, Clay-limestone plateau.

Alcohol Grade: 14%
Aging/ Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation begins naturally in temperature controlled tanks. After several weeks of vatting, malolactic fermentation is made in tank. The wine is aged during 15 months in barrels which have already been used once for Château Pavie and Château Monbousquet.
Best to have it: 12-18ºC
Size: 750 ml

The Winery: Chateau Pavie

Château Pavie is one of the emblematic wineries of Bordeaux and St-Emilion. It’s one of four 1er Grands Crus Classés A from St-Emilion. It has an exceptional terroir: a 37-hectare plot with gravel and calcareous soils on the St. Emilion hill, facing south. The Perse family also owns the wineries: Château Pavie Decesse, Château Monbousquet, Chateau Bellevue Mondotte, Clos Lunelles.

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