2021 Pape Clement Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 96 JL 96 DC 94 WA 94 VN 94 JA 93 JD 93
JS 96

jamessuckling.com, May 2022

(JS 95-96 points) Pape made a very finely crafted and elegant wine this vintage, with plenty of berry, spice and earth character. Hazelnuts, too. Medium-bodied, savory and lightly spicy on the finish. Creamy tannins...
JL 96

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2022

(JL 94-96 points) Deep and concentrated with a nose brimming with smoke, espresso, red plums and dark cherries, wet earth and a touch of chocolate ganache. Concentrated, but seemingly less so than in previous vintages...
DC 94

Decanter, April 2022

Concentrated and intense nose with subtle violet and perfume flecks. Quite chewy and grippy on the palate, this has more of a chunky frame than many others with mouthwatering acidity, plush tannins and a good dose of...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2022

(WA 91-94 points) The 2021 Pape Clément exhibits notions of sweet berries and cherries mingled with rich aromas of espresso roast, black truffles, toasty new oak and loamy soil. Medium to full-bodied, deep and quite...
VN 94

Vinous, May 2022

(VN 92-94+ points) The 2021 Pape Clément is a tightly wound, reticent wine. A core of bright red-toned fruit lies behind a wall of tannin and acids that is pretty impenetrable at this stage. I imagine the 2021 will come...
JA 93

janeanson.com, April 2022

Confident extraction, pushing the vintage a little more than most have done, but Pape Clement is on warm soils close to the centre of Bordeaux, and got more natural ripeness. It will still stand out as savoury in future...
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, June 2022

(JD 91-93 points) The 2021 Château Pape Clément, which was tasted on numerous occasions, is certainly one of the more mid-weight versions of this wine that I can remember. Giving up attractive cassis and currant fruits...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2021
Size 750ML
Closure Cork

The 2021 Pape Clement is a truly exceptional Bordeaux blend that showcases the best of the Pessac Leognan region in Bordeaux, France. With its deep, rich color and enticing aromas, this wine immediately captivates the senses.

Upon pouring, the 2021 Pape Clement reveals a vibrant red hue that hints at the intensity of flavors to come. The nose is filled with a symphony of sweet berries and cherries, complemented by notes of espresso roast, black truffles, toasty new oak, and loamy soil. These complex aromas create a captivating bouquet that evolves with each swirl of the glass.

On the palate, this medium to full-bodied wine showcases its deep and extracted style. The integration and harmony of flavors are apparent, thanks to the meticulous attention to detail during production. The 2021 Pape Clement is a rich and fleshy wine that envelops the taste buds with its velvety texture and layers of juicy fruit. The tannins are well-integrated and provide a sturdy structure that promises excellent aging potential.

Renowned wine critics have also praised the 2021 Pape Clement. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it an impressive score of 94 points, noting the wine's deep extraction and rich flavors. James Suckling gave it a score of 96 points, highlighting its finely crafted and elegant nature. Other critics, such as Jane Anson and Jeff Leve, also recognized the wine's exceptional qualities, praising its careful progression, concentrated flavors, and bright acidity.

The 2021 Pape Clement is a wine of exceptional quality that beautifully represents the terroir of Bordeaux. With its impressive complexity, velvety texture, and long-lasting finish, this wine is sure to impress even the most discerning wine enthusiasts. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment, the 2021 Pape Clement is a true gem from the Bordeaux region.