1990 Chateau Pavie
Wine.comChateau Pavies large production has made it more easily available than many other red Bordeaux. It is one of the best-known St. Emilions, vinified in a slightly lighter, more elegant style. With moderate red currant fruit in the nose, plus earth and spice, it can be peppery, spicy, or even leafy with hints of red cherries. Like other wineries in the cotes of St. Emilion, Chateau Pavie makes firm wines that are restrained and austere when young. The occasionally severe tannins mature with age into...
Wine AdvocateRating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 81 on Jun-92
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator