Esprit de Pavie 2010 0,75
Esprit de Pavie er den seneste vin fra Gerard Perse (har scoret 100P af Parker flere gange)……ejer af bl.a. Chateau Pavie. Vinen af lavet af druer fra markerne fra Pavie og Monbousquet.
• 65% Merlot to impart a smooth, rounded character
• 20% Cabernet Franc to add structure to the wine
• 15% Cabernet Sauvignon for depth and typicity
Leveres i 6 stks trækasser.
Pavie 2000 0,75
Robert Parker 100/100
I tasted this wine twice during the 2000 horizontals, then I actually popped the cork and drank a half-bottle of it. This wine remains, for me, one of the compelling success stories for proprietor Gerard Perse. An extraordinary effort made from a blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon from the limestone soils that dominate this very distinctive terroir, the 2000 Pavie has moved out of the closed, dormant, broodingly backward stage into an adolescent period where one can see its extraordinary vibrancy, and great complexity as well as potential. It boasts an unctuous display of rich, cedar box-infused cassis fruit and liquid minerality. The tannins have sweetened, yet the wine has thirty years of longevity and potential evolution. A beautiful wine of great mass as well as elegance, it is good to see the extraordinary efforts that Gerard Perse and his team have made confirmed in this prodigious wine. A legend now ... a legend for the future. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2060.