2016 Pape Clement Blanc

Bordeaux Blanc - 1.5L
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JD 98 JS 95 WA 95 WE 94 WS 94 JL 93 VN 93 DC 92
JD 98

jebdunnuck.com, February 2019

Among the whites of the vintage, the 2016 Château Pape Clément Blanc is one of the most concentrated, deep, and full-bodied whites out there, offering up a red wine-like structure to go with beautiful notes of white...
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, February 2019

High-end Pessac-Léognan can sometimes be too imposing to drink when it is young. But here, there’s such freshness to the melon, pear and white-peach aromas with hints of candied lemon and vanilla, that you can’t resist...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018

95+ The Pape Clement 2016 Blanc is a blend of 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 36% Sémillon, 9% Sauvignon Gris and 5% Muscadelle. It leaps from the glass with gregarious scents of ripe peaches, fresh grapefruit and key lime pie plus...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, April 2019

While herbal flavors are present, this wine is more about lush yellow fruits layered with wood and spice. The texture is generous and full-bodied, giving the wine spaciousness as well as a crisp texture. Drink from 2023.
WS 94

Wine Spectator, April 2017

(WS91-94 points) Creamy-edged, with alluring brioche, white peach and wet straw flavors, this has a broad feel but keeps good cut thanks to a light verbena thread. The brioche note takes over on the finish. — J.M.
JL 93

TheWineCellarInsider.com, February 2019

Honeysuckle, sweet, bright, yellow citrus and vanilla pair perfectly here. Lush and fresh, with a finish of grapefruit, vanilla and green apple, this fleshy, white Bordeaux should drink well young. Read more...
VN 93

Vinous, January 2019

The 2016 Pape Clément Blanc is quite soft, silky and open-knit, qualities that will make it easy to enjoy and drink young. White flowers, mint, lemon confit, melon and lightly honeyed notes fill out the wine's creamy...
DC 92

Decanter, December 2018

A wisp of reduction on first nose gives way to some great stone fruit flavours and plenty of flesh through the mid-palate. This will take its time and is full of promise, although the red is the real standout in this...


Color & Type White
Varietal Bordeaux Blanc
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2016
Size 1.5L
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork