Chateau Pavie Decesse 2002

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

$109.00
Item No. 86431
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP93
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • RP94
  • JS94
  • WS93
  • 2008
  • RP96
  • WS92
  • ST92
  • 2007
  • RP93
  • ST92
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Winemaker's Notes

A Grand Cru Bordeaux, from Gerard Perse - wonderfully rich "modern styled" Bordeaux.

A dense ruby-black colour. The first nose develops aromas of candied red fruit and toasting notes, while the second is almost exotic. The attack in the mouth is lively with tight tannins, however the red fruit comes through and adds roundness to the wine. Excellent aromatic complexity (coffee, chocolate, liquorice, plum jam) and powerful tannins, revealing a wine with very long ageing potential. As one illustrious taster has said, "this elixir charms both the palate and the intellect".

"...this is one of the stars of the Right Bank..."
-Wine Advocate

Learn About Chateau Pavie Decesse

Chateau Pavie Decesse belongs to Gerard Perse, a man whose dogmatic pursuit of modern style Bordeaux wine, borrowing techniques advocated by the garagiste estates but on a larger scale, having entered the region in 1993 when he acquired Chateau Monbousquet. Although Chateau Pavie remains his flagship estate, Chateau Pavie Decesse was actually purchased one year earlier in 1997, in...

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Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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