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.