2005 Pavie-Macquin Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • JD 98
  • WS 96
  • WA 96
  • VN 94

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$149.94

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Reg: $169.94

$149.94

This product is
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JD 98
jebdunnuck.com, October 2018
A blend of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, from a cool limestone terroir on the plateau, the 2005 Château Pavie Macquin is extraordinary juice, and the finest vintage of this cuvee I’ve ever... expand A blend of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, from a cool limestone terroir on the plateau, the 2005 Château Pavie Macquin is extraordinary juice, and the finest vintage of this cuvee I’ve ever tasted. Sporting a saturated purple color as well as an off the hook bouquet of crème de cassis, blackberries, smoked earth, chocolate, and Asian spices, with a sensational sense of minerality developing with time in the glass. Deep, full-bodied, massively concentrated, and multi-dimensional, it’s just now at the early stages of its drinking plateau and it will probably keep for another 2-3 decades. Count yourself lucky if you have bottles of this in the cellar! collapse
WS 96
Wine Spectator, March 2008
Black in color. Aromas of crushed berry chocolate and licorice follow through to a full body with a chewy velvety palate of ripe tannins. Long and very flavorful. A real mouthful. Best after 2015. 4165 cases made. -JS
WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2015
96+ Inky bluish/purple in color, Pavie Macquin produced a prodigious effort from St.-Emilion in 2005. Its crushed, chalky rock minerality, massive body, and high tannin make for a wine to forget for another decade... expand 96+ Inky bluish/purple in color, Pavie Macquin produced a prodigious effort from St.-Emilion in 2005. Its crushed, chalky rock minerality, massive body, and high tannin make for a wine to forget for another decade. Super-loaded, concentrated and powerful, this wine should turn out great, but patience will be required. The blackberry and cassis fruit are there in abundance, but so is a massive structure. Anticipated maturity: 2020-2035. - Robert M. Parker, Jr. collapse
VN 94
Vinous, May 2020
The 2005 Pavie-Macquin is powerful, dense and also surprisingly tightly wound. There is not much pleasure to be had, at least not today. Time in the glass releases hints of dark fruit, chocolate and spice, but the 2005 is... expand The 2005 Pavie-Macquin is powerful, dense and also surprisingly tightly wound. There is not much pleasure to be had, at least not today. Time in the glass releases hints of dark fruit, chocolate and spice, but the 2005 is never quite as expressive as I would have hoped. Readers will want to cellar it further or give it quite a bit of aeration. My impression is that the dry conditions left the wine with hard tannins that may never fully soften. To be sure, there are quite a few vintages of the same era that are more compelling. -- Antonio Galloni collapse
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2005
Size 750ML