Chateau Pape Clement is one of the rising stars of white Graves according to some wine journalists. The Pape-Clement Blanc is made from 45% Semillion, 45% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Muscadelle, 5% Sauvignon Gris. In the bouquet elderflowers and elderberries with fine notes new oak. On the palate dense, rich and somewhat alcoholic (14,5%) – the high proportion of Semilion is really showing. The expression of the fruit is quite sweet with a quite strong impression of oak in the finish. In my view the high alcohol level and the dense rather sweet fruit is somewhat over the top – not a wine for my palate!
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Chateau Pape-Clement Blanc 2007 November 10, 2012
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