Château Pavie

Saint-Èmilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend

9.3764 ratings
9.2204 pro ratings
St. Émilion, Libournais, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
Robert Gomez

General Manager, Dino's Tomato Pie

9.6

A hot vintage with 100° days makes this ripe but not overly-ripe wine quite fruit forward in a good way. It could almost be mistaken for new world. Generous red and dark fruits, pronounced minerality, subtle fresh herbs and fresh florality. Tasted 2018 and still very fresh!

A hot vintage with 100° days makes this ripe but not overly-ripe wine quite fruit forward in a good way. It could almost be mistaken for new world. Generous red and dark fruits, pronounced minerality, subtle fresh herbs and fresh florality. Tasted 2018 and still very fresh!

Jan 18th, 2018
Tracy Hall

Still plenty of life with enough acid to warrant a few more years before trying again. But very nice showing. Takes me back to Paris.

Still plenty of life with enough acid to warrant a few more years before trying again. But very nice showing. Takes me back to Paris.

Oct 23rd, 2017
Nick Apone

2000 vintage.

2000 vintage.

Sep 7th, 2017
Yoon Ha

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

8.0

The color held on but the fruit did not. Not entirely surprising, given the vintage after 35 years.

The color held on but the fruit did not. Not entirely surprising, given the vintage after 35 years.

2 people found it helpfulMay 17th, 2015
Scott T

VP/Senior Wine Specialist Christie's

9.5

In a word: Napaesque.

I just made that word up...but it seems to capture the essence of what's going on here. This fat baby has 10-15+ years to reach its apogee.

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In a word: Napaesque.

I just made that word up...but it seems to capture the essence of what's going on here. This fat baby has 10-15+ years to reach its apogee.

More client lunching

1 person found it helpfulOct 16th, 2014
Rafael Landestoy

What more can one say about Pavie? Amazing!

What more can one say about Pavie? Amazing!

May 21st, 2017
Yoon Ha

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

9.6

Loads of intrigue here. Completely intact, great color and clean with aromas and flavor of an uncommon range. An ol' Brit's proper, mature claret.

Loads of intrigue here. Completely intact, great color and clean with aromas and flavor of an uncommon range. An ol' Brit's proper, mature claret.

Apr 1st, 2017
Gil Bauer

Nearly California but tips into Bordeaux. Great fruit but still showing serious tannin. Great now with food but will continue to improve.

Nearly California but tips into Bordeaux. Great fruit but still showing serious tannin. Great now with food but will continue to improve.

Mar 22nd, 2017
WineMascot

2005, bacon fat and blue fruit. maybe something up with this bottle

2005, bacon fat and blue fruit. maybe something up with this bottle

Mar 15th, 2017
Mike Smith

Owner/Winemaker Myriad Cellars

9.4

Out of magnum

Out of magnum

Mar 10th, 2017