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2009 Chateau Saint Georges Saint Emilion Cote PavieBlend from France

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"Like other vineyards in Saint-Émilion such as Château Ausone, the Pavie vineyard dates back to Roman times. It takes its name from the orchards of peaches ("pavies") that on...

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"Like other vineyards in Saint-Émilion such as Château Ausone, the Pavie vineyard dates back to Roman times. It takes its name from the orchards of peaches ("pavies") that once stood. The modern estate was assembled by Ferdinand Bouffard in the late 19th century by buying plots from several families. The plots were still managed separately, and the 9 hectares bought from the Pigasse family retained a separate identity as Château Pavie-Decesse. However, Bouffard struggled with phylloxera, and at the end of World War I he sold it to Albert Porte, who sold it to Alexandre Valette in 1943. His grandson Jean-Paul Valette sold it to Gérard Perse in 1998. In 2012, Pavie was elevated to Premier Grand Cru Classé (A) status, which made it one of four such Saint-Émilion producers." Importer

Product Detail

Item # 96655
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-Region St. Emilion
Ratings
Vintage 2009
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features Organic and Biodynamic
Taste currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper and green bean
Nose violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, tobacco, broccoli, berry and flower