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1999 Château Pavie (750ml)
Producer: Château Pavie chateaupavie.com
Appellation: Saint Émilion Grand Cru - Libournais - France (1er Grand Cru Classé B)
Type: red
Varietal: Merlot - Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$90.00
Tasting Notes:
tasted: October 21, 2012 , Wade BOURNE
5 stars "Color: dark; Nose: complex; Acidity: lively; Sweetness: dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: very persistent; Overall: elegant; Decanted for 45 minutes Wine as outstanding. A great pairing with the lamb and provencal sauce.Made for a spectacular dinner"
rated: March 31, 2002 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
92 points "Yummy red. Attractive aromas of plums, berries, tobacco and smoke. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, juicy finish. Best after 2005. 1,665 cases made. (JS)" Best 2005-
rated: April 15, 2002 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
95 points "The 1999 Pavie is a candidate for "wine of the vintage". It boasts an opaque ruby/purple color in addition to gorgeous aromas of crushed minerals, smoke, licorice, cherry liqueur, and black currants. The wine is exceptionally pure and multilayered, with stunning texture and overall balance. The tannin level suggests 3-4 years of cellaring is warranted; it should age gracefully for 25+ years. If readers are wondering why Pavie has become so much better under the administration of Chantal and Gerard Perse, keep in mind that yields are one-third of what they were under the previous owners." Best 2005-2027
rated: January 4, 2008 , grace chen
5 stars Best 2006-2025