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47 Ratings
Château Pape Clément Pessac-Léognan Grand Cru Classé

Wine Description

This is rich and decadent with lots of wet earth, tobacco, berries and hints of cedar. Full body, round and velvety tannins and a long, long finish.

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    sridipganguli

    Rich, earthy. Should be left to decant for about 20-25 mins minimum. Really feel it opening up. Could have ideally opened the bottle after a couple of years maybe!

    about 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 03/01/2009
  • Decanter
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Deep, dark core, ruby-red at the rim. Generous, blackcurrant fruit on the nose and palate. Mouth-fillingly delicious. Tannins enrobed by succulent fruit; sweet, warm finish. Hedonistic but not for the really long haul. Drink now-2010.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07