2006 Ch Pichon-Lalande (Comtesse), Pauillac, 2ème Cru

2006 Ch Pichon-Lalande (Comtesse), Pauillac, 2ème Cru

2006 Chateau Pape Clement, Pessac-Leognan

A$380.00
Availability: Out of stock
SKU
PAPCLE06
95
The dense purple-colored 2006 boasts an extraordinary perfume of lead pencil shavings, creme de cassis, burning embers, and a sensation that can only be described as like walking through a damp forest on a hot, humid day. Full-bodied, extraordinarily textured, and multidimensional with an amazingly long finish of nearly 60 seconds, this blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot from a 75-acre vineyard is a compelling wine that is one of the stars of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2030.
 I can't say enough about the extraordinary work proprietor Bernard Magrez, assisted by the internationally renowned Michel Rolland, is doing at Pape-Clement. From this outstanding terroir, he comes close to rivaling what both Haut-Brion and La Mission-Haut-Brion are accomplishing a few miles away. Following the prodigious 2005 Pape-Clement, it would be hard to believe the next vintage could nearly match its predecessor. However, that is what has happened at this estate with both white and red, by the way.

Robert Parker Jr 
Wine Advocate #181

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Product/Service Sold Out Yes
En Primeur No
New Arrivals No
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Traditional
Country France
Region Pessac-Leognan
Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Vintage 2006
Bottle Size 750ml
Wine Points 95
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