2015 Pavie Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JD 100 JL 99 JS 98 WA 98 TWI 98 WS 98 DC 96 WE 96 VN 95
JD 100

jebdunnuck.com, October 2018

Pure perfection in a glass and unquestionably one of the great vintages for this cuvée, the 2015 Pavie is a blend of 60% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon that was brought up in 80% new French...
JL 99

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2018

Layers of fruit just keep on coming. The fruit is intense, sweet, fresh and powerful, with purity, length and complexity. The velvet texture coats your mouth. There are no hard edges from start to finish. The finish lasts...
JS 98

jamessuckling.com, June 2022

Gigantic nose of very ripe black fruit. Enveloping richness, but the abundant fine tannins make this feel remarkably elegant and decisively dry for the richness. Very long and firm finish that has extraordinary energy and...
WA 98

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2018

In 2015, the blend is 60% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the wine was matured 80% in new French oak. Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2015 Pavie is still sporting a bit of its oak to begin...
TWI 98

The Wine Independent, November 2022

The 2015 Pavie has a deep garnet color. It soars out of the glass with a whole firework display of scents of star anise, cinnamon stick, cloves, and iron ore, leading to a core of plum preserves, blueberry compote, and...
WS 98

Wine Spectator, April 2016

(WS95-98 points) This delivers some serious fruit firepower, with blueberry, blackberry and plum notes that pump along authoritatively, pulling the creamy tannins along with them. Echoes of tobacco and violet emerge...
DC 96

Decanter, December 2017

Deep and rich in both colour and taste, this is a monument to the fine wine triumvirate of tannins, fruit and acidity. It's extremely muscular, with layers of black fruits, graphite and pencil shavings, as well as a...
WE 96

Wine Enthusiast, April 2018

Although this wine is ripe, it is the fruit that sings. Firm and rich, the tannins support the wonderful fruitiness. Its perfumed Cabernets give the wine great presence as well as freshness. It is ready for long aging...
VN 95

Vinous, July 2019

The 2015 Pavie has a high-toned, iodine-tinged bouquet with veins of blue fruit complementing the black cherry and boysenberry aromas. This is one of the more opulent, hedonistic 2015s. The glycerin-rich, medium-bodied...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2015 Pavie, a Bordeaux Blend from the esteemed Saint Emilion region of Bordeaux, France. This elegant red wine is a true representation of the terroir and craftsmanship that the region is known for. With a deep garnet-purple color, the 2015 Pavie is visually stunning, enticing wine enthusiasts to indulge in its complexity.

On the nose, this wine offers an intoxicating bouquet of crushed black cherries, blackberries, and mulberries, accompanied by hints of dried roses, stewed tea, unsmoked cigars, and garrigue. The aromas are rich and concentrated, inviting you to explore the layers of fruit that lie within.

The palate of the 2015 Pavie is a symphony of flavors. It showcases intense, sweet, and fresh fruit, with remarkable purity, length, and complexity. The velvet texture caresses your mouth, while the integrated tannins provide structure and balance. From start to finish, there are no hard edges, allowing the wine to glide effortlessly across the palate. The finish is long and lingering, lasting for at least 60 seconds, leaving a lasting impression.

Renowned wine critics have praised the 2015 Pavie for its exceptional quality. Wine Spectator awarded it an impressive score of 98 points, describing it as a contender for wine of the vintage on the Right Bank. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also awarded it 98 points, noting its incredible structure, firm tannins, and dense layers of perfumed black fruits. Jeff Leve awarded it 99 points, highlighting its intense fruit, purity, and complexity. Jeb Dunnuck awarded it a perfect score of 100 points, hailing it as pure perfection in a glass.

This wine is a true masterpiece that will reward those who have the patience to cellar it for 15-20 years. However, if you can't resist its allure, it is drinking well today due to the opulence of the vintage. The 2015 Pavie is a wine that will continue to evolve and improve over time, making it an excellent addition to any wine collection.