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7 Ratings
Château Pape Clément Pessac-Léognan Blanc

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) Deep garnet. Some cedar is still apparent on the very youthful nose, slightly masking the otherwise attractive cranberry, plums and cassis fruit aromas with a whiff of cloves. The palate is well balanced with medium to high acidity and medium to firm, ripe, velvety tannins. Long finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Bright, pale yellow. Complex nose offers lemon drop, fresh herbs, flowers and resiny oak. Very rich and full in the mouth, and more complex than the young 2006 despite the recent bottling. Fresh flavors of candied ginger, flowers and lemon drop showcase the richness and depth-as well as the sappy character-of this vintage. Impressively long on the aftertaste. A great showing.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06
  • Wine Spectator