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      Tasting Notes
      Château Pavie Macquin owes its name to the grand-father of the current owners Albert Macquin (1852-1911), who used plant grafting as a way to save the Saint-Emilion vineyard, destroyed by phylloxera. The vineyard of Pavie Macquin, a family property of fifteen hectares, is located on the top of the Saint-Emilion plateau. The clay and limestone soil, on a chalk/an asteriated limestone bedrock, allows a natural draining and an exceptionally continuous water supply. Strong clays result in fleshy, generous and powerful wines. The winemaker has to tame the natural power of the terroir in order to make this exceptional graceful wine.

      The terroir of Pavie Macquin is characterized by its situation in plateau, next to the mound of Mondot and bordering the Fongaban fault. By its dominant position, it stretches between 100 meters of altitude on the edge of the hill and seventy-five meters on the edge of the plateau. In one piece, it is neighbor by the East of Troplong Mondot, by the South of Castle Pavie and by the North, looks towards Trottevieille.

      We are therefore in very good company, in a particularly qualitative sector and surrounded by three Premiers Crus Classés!

      The Château Pavie-Macquin 2014 is a blend of 84% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon cropped between 6 and 14 October at 36 hectoliters per hectare. The nose is actually a distant cousin of Château Canon '14: very pure and delineated, quite sensual thanks to the embroidered 60% new oak.

      "The 2014 Pavie-Macquin has a concentrated bouquet with layers of blackberry and raspberry coulis, infused with potpourri and incense. There is something almost forbidding about the aromatics at the moment. The palate is medium-bodied with supple ripe red berry fruit, a fine line of acidity, although it feels a little soft on the finish when I needed more precision and backbone. Let's see how this ages in bottle, because I suspect that it will gain more density and structure with 2-3 years of bottle age. Drink 2020 - 2040.
      91-93 Points."
      (Neal Martin, eRobertparker.com, March 2017)

      "Dark crimson. Heady graphite notes on the nose. Very opulent and ripe though still fresh. Just on the cusp of being too sweet, this should please many drinkers looking for successful modern-style St-Émilion. Slightly grainy drying tannins on the end 16.5 Points."
      (Jancis Robinson, JR Purple Pages, April 2015)

      Wine Facts

      Grape Variety
      Cabernet Franc
      Grape Variety
      Cabernet Sauvignon
      Grape Variety
      Merlot
      Country
      France
      Region
      Bordeaux
      Sub Region
      Saint Emilion
      Vintage
      2014
      Colour
      Red
      Type (Still/Sparkling)
      Still
      Provenance (Old/New World)
      Old World
      Body Style
      Medium to Full Bodied Red
      Sweetness
      Dry
      Drinking Stage
      Drink/Keep
      Organic
      Yes
      Biodynamic
      Yes
      Vegan
      No

      Please note product image may differ slightly from actual product received

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