1997 Chateau Pavie Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe
48 Ratings
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48 Ratings
1997 Chateau Pavie Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe

Winemaker's Notes

Château Pavie's 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 côtes of St. Emilion, Château Pavie makes firm wines that are restrained and austere when young. The occasionally severe tannins mature with age int...

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Château Pavie's 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 côtes of St. Emilion, Château Pavie makes firm wines that are restrained and austere when young. The occasionally severe tannins mature with age int...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) This is a presale offer! Full payment is required on all presales. Wine is due in Spring/Summer of 2008. "Last year I was not sure whether the 2005 would turn out to be better than the 2003 or 2000, two wines that can taste perfect on any given day, especially the 2000. However, this fabulous vineyard has once again produced 7,000 cases of true elixir in 2005, and it looks like this vintage will take its place in the pantheon of monumental Pavies that have been produced since Gerard Perse gaine...
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2003 Vintage)
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 05/21/2011