2012 Pavie Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JD 98 JL 96 WE 96 WA 95 WS 95 JS 94 JA 94 VN 94
JD 98

jebdunnuck.com, June 2020

(98+ points) Bottled under a black label to celebrate Pavie’s addition to the Grand Cru Classé “A” classification, the 2012 Chateau Pavie is a brilliant wine, and readers with bottles in their cellars are in for a treat...
JL 96

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2018

Silky tannins, pure fruits, rocks and stone with licorice and fresh cherries are all over the place. There is richness here, but it is a bit subdued from other, riper, more powerful vintages, which might end up being a...
WE 96

Wine Enthusiast, April 2013

(94–96 points) Barrel sample. This is a powerful wine which exhibits a change in style towards elegance in recent years. The palate has delicious Merlot fruitiness along with black-currant acidity and a dense structure...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2015

The 2012 Pavie celebrates its reclassification and upgrade to Class A St.-Emilion by sporting a new black label with gold print. Fortunately, every Pavie has benefitted since Perse began a complete makeover of this estate...
WS 95

Wine Spectator, January 2015

This pulls out all the stops, with lush boysenberry confiture, warm plum sauce and blueberry reduction notes seamlessly intertwined with licorice snap, roasted apple wood and fruitcake flavors. A terrific bolt of...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, June 2022

Open nose of bramble jelly with a glaze of toasty aromas. Both quite rich and well-structured with plenty of fine tannin and pronounced earthiness on the generous palate. Very focused, long finish with energy, suggesting...
JA 94

janeanson.com, March 2022

Pavie is a wine that it really isn't worth approaching before the 10 year window - not just because under its then-regime, everything was turned up to the max, but because this is a powerful terroir that delivers muscular...
VN 94

Vinous, September 2022

The 2012 Pavie has a lovely bouquet, one of the best on the Right Bank, with gorgeous brambly red fruit, fig and black truffle, developing a Left Bank like personality with time. The palate is medium-bodied with a vibrant...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML