Pape Clement Blanc 2005

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1 Bottle (12 x75cl) Case 12 £120 per Btl Bottle [Add to shopping basket]
Tasting Notes

An outstanding combination of 55% Sauvignon Blanc and 45% Semillon, this full-bodied, dry white boasts copious quantities of lemon grass, honeysuckle, and apple notes backed up by hints of wood, quince, and nectarines. Concentrated, with admirable acidity, richness, and a more forward style than its neighbors, Laville Haut-Brion and Haut-Brion, this beauty can be enjoyed now and over the next 10-15 years.

Score: 96

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, Maturity: 2008-2023 30 April 2008

2005 is an excellent vintage possessing high acidity as well as impressive levels of weight, richness, and texture.

Score: 95

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, 30 April 2007

Another excellent vintage for Bordeaux's dry whites, which tend to be vastly underrated and exceptionally long-lived (30-40 years in some cases). The 2005s possess crisp acidity as well as serious weight, richness, and texture. Space constraints did not allow full tasting notes, but this is one of the top 2005 dry white Bordeaux wines.

Score: 94 - 96

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, 30 April 2006