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2014 Chateau Pavie

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Estimated Arrival: 04/30/2017

Rating
96 Pts Wine Spectator

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
14.0%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2014

Varietal(s)
Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, blackberry, cherry, asparagus, spice, ginger and vanilla

Nose

violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar and cigar box

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Wine Spectator:

" This gushes with boysenberry, açai berry and blackberry confiture notes, but they are quickly harnessed by fine chalky minerality that stays well-buried throughout, imparting mouthwatering cut despite the copious fruit. Features lavish spice and licorice, and the fruit and minerality is there. If you've got it, flaunt it. Best from 2026 through 2040. 6,665 cases made. -JM"

James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com:

"Incredible blueberries, violets, fresh wild mushrooms and sandalwood. Dried tannins. Full-bodied, yet tight and refined with a beautiful center palate of fruit and chalk character. Love the pinpointed palate. Excellent acidity. Gorgeous now but wait at least five years."

Antonio Galloni - Vinous:

"The 2014 Pavie is silky, powerful and intense, with all of its elements in the right place. In 2014, Pavie is exceptionally polished, with plenty of richness but less of the bombastic style of some years past. Part of that is, of course, the personality of the vintage, but at the same time, there has been a move toward a bit more finesse here in recent years. A rush of raspberry jam, pomegranate, mint and white flowers leads into the vivid, richly textured finish. The 2014 is a gorgeous Pavie loaded with personality."

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