2021 Pavie Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JD 97 VN 97 JS 96 JL 95 DC 94 JA 94
JD 97

jebdunnuck.com, June 2022

(JD 95-97+ points) The 2021 Château Pavie was one of the few wines in the vintage that got a big "wow" in my notes. Based on 52% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon, it's a full-bodied, dense...
VN 97

Vinous, May 2022

(VN 95-97 points) The 2021 Pavie is a wine of tremendous potential. Naturally, it shows the more mid-weight style of the year and yet there is plenty of depth as well as energy that starts to emerge with a bit of time in...
JS 96

jamessuckling.com, May 2022

(95-96 points) Deep black and blue fruit with cocoa and tar character. Compact and full-bodied with firm, ripe tannins that are very textured and interwoven into the wine. This has a lot of structure to go a long way. Yet...
JL 95

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2022

One of the darkest colored wines of the vintage, the wine kicks off with black, blue and dark red fruit. Spicy, long, and fresh, with strong oceanic influences, espresso, chocolate, flowers, herbs and salty, wild cherries...
DC 94

Decanter, April 2022

Lovely aromas, ripe blackcurrants, damsons and plums, milk chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla. Round and mouthfilling, this has energy and vibrancy with good acidity lifting the fruit up, tannins providing chew and texture...
JA 94

janeanson.com, April 2022

Successful, with concentration and power managing a full extraction without bitter edges. Enjoyable cassis, blackberry, with fresher acidities coming through in mandarin peel and white peach. 75% new oak, full on Pavie...


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

The 2021 Pavie is a Bordeaux Blend red wine from the esteemed Saint Emilion region of Bordeaux, France. This wine is a true masterpiece, showcasing the expertise and dedication of the renowned producer, Pavie. With a deep, dark red color that is almost opaque, it immediately captivates the eyes and promises a wine of great intensity and complexity.

On the nose, the 2021 Pavie greets you with a symphony of aromas. Ripe blackcurrants, damsons, and plums take center stage, accompanied by enticing notes of milk chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla. These aromas create a sense of indulgence and allure, inviting you to delve further into the wine's layers of complexity.

Upon tasting, this wine reveals its true character. It is round and mouthfilling, with a vibrant energy that is balanced by good acidity. The fruit is lifted up by the tannins, which provide a satisfying chew and texture. The minerality and austerity of the terroir shine through, adding depth and nuance to the wine. A spiced liquorice and clove element gives the backbone of the wine, contributing to its structure and complexity.

While the 2021 Pavie may not be immediately approachable, it possesses an excellent youthful character that will evolve and round out with age. It has the potential to develop into a more classic and immensely enjoyable wine over time. The sense of place is evident in every sip, making it a true delight for terroir purists.

Esteemed wine critics have also recognized the exceptional quality of this wine. Decanter awarded it an impressive score of 94 points, praising its aromas, energy, and vibrancy. James Suckling was equally impressed, giving it a score of 96 points and highlighting its deep black and blue fruit, firm tannins, and balance. Vinous awarded it 97 points, noting its tremendous potential and bright saline notes. These accolades further reinforce the excellence of the 2021 Pavie.

In summary, the 2021 Pavie is an exceptional Bordeaux Blend red wine that showcases the true essence of the Saint Emilion region. With its intense flavors, complex aromas, and potential for aging, it is a wine that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on any wine enthusiast.