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Le Prelat de Pape Clement 2019

Le Prelat de Pape Clement 2019
$288 a case of 12 Bottles (750ML)| $24 / Unit
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    A fine red wine from Graves by Bernard Magrez

    The estate
    Situated south of Bordeaux, in Pessac, Chateau Pape Clement is one of the oldest estates in Bordeaux. The chateau takes its name from Pope Clement V who developed the wine-growing activity of the property in the 13th century. Chateau Pape Clement produces wines whose reputation has been established for more than seven centuries. Owned by Bernard Magrez, Chateau Pape Clement stands out among the greatest estates of Bordeaux.

    The vineyard
    The vineyard dedicated to the production of the Le Prelat de Pape Clement red 2019 extends over 23.5 hectares, in the municipalities of Cerons, Illats and Podensac. The vines, which are 30 years old on average, are planted in deep gravel soils upon on limestone strata. The vineyard has earned the Terra Vitis and HVE 3 labels (High Environmental Value level 3) as well as an SME certification.

    The winemaking
    Stainless steel tanks. Vinification done in a traditional way in thermoregulated vats with vatting from 25 to 28 days.

    The aging
    14 months (50% new barrels and 50% barrels of one previous wine).

    The blend
    45% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% cabernet franc.

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    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Graves

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau Pape Clement

    Classification

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

    On Special
    No

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