Pavie-St-Emilion-2016

Pavie, (St. Emilion), 2016

2016 Bordeaux Future
“The 2016 Pavie is a blend of 60% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 18% Cabernet Sauvignon cropped at 38 hectoliters per hectare between 10 and 20 October. The alcohol this year is 14.55%, and it is matured in 80% new oak and 20% one-year-old wood. As Gérard Perse explained, this is a Pavie that has taken stock and shifted in direction in recent years, reflecting more of its exceptional terroir instead of winemaking. It has a very intense bouquet that is extremely well-defined and shrugs off that higher alcohol level. You can find the graphite vein courtesy of the Cabernet Sauvignon and the underlying tension, while a second bottle had a soupçon more florality. The palate is medium-bodied with succulent, ripe, supple tannins that gently caress the mouth. It feels beguiling and charming, totally different in style compared to say Cheval Blanc, offering a more sensual take on the 2016 growing season. It is a very impressive follow-up to the 2015 Pavie and may surpass it once in bottle.” -Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (98-100 Points)
Expected Arrival: Autumn 2019
NO PREARRIVALS OR FUTURES ITEMS ARE INCLUDED IN PROMOTIONS

Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D1698
Varietal: Bordeaux Future
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Winery: Pavie
Item(s) Bottle
$375.00
Case
$4,500.00

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Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D1698
Varietal: Bordeaux Future
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Winery: Pavie
Description

2016 Bordeaux Future
“The 2016 Pavie is a blend of 60% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 18% Cabernet Sauvignon cropped at 38 hectoliters per hectare between 10 and 20 October. The alcohol this year is 14.55%, and it is matured in 80% new oak and 20% one-year-old wood. As Gérard Perse explained, this is a Pavie that has taken stock and shifted in direction in recent years, reflecting more of its exceptional terroir instead of winemaking. It has a very intense bouquet that is extremely well-defined and shrugs off that higher alcohol level. You can find the graphite vein courtesy of the Cabernet Sauvignon and the underlying tension, while a second bottle had a soupçon more florality. The palate is medium-bodied with succulent, ripe, supple tannins that gently caress the mouth. It feels beguiling and charming, totally different in style compared to say Cheval Blanc, offering a more sensual take on the 2016 growing season. It is a very impressive follow-up to the 2015 Pavie and may surpass it once in bottle.” -Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (98-100 Points)
Expected Arrival: Autumn 2019
NO PREARRIVALS OR FUTURES ITEMS ARE INCLUDED IN PROMOTIONS