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Domain: Château Pape Clément

Pape-Clément's history dates back to the 13th century, when Bertrand de Goth, the archbishop of Bordeaux, received the land as a gift. Elected pope in 1306, he took the name of Clément V and renamed his property Pape Clément, subsequently leaving it to the Bordeaux clergy, who kept the production for their own consumption. After the French Revolution, the property passed through many hands, which seemed to result in a gradual decline. A disastrous hail storm in 1937 almost put an end to production. Fortunately, the vineyard was purchased in 1939 by an agricultural engineer named Paul Montagne, who revived the property, replanting the vines and renovating the winery, before passing the reins on to his son Léo. By 1953 the vintage wines were flourishing again, but from 1975 onwards, a lack of investment led to something of a decline over a period of about ten years. It was then that Bernard Magrez, now an iconic figure in Bordeaux, arrived on the scene as a co-owner and, from 1985 onwards, the wines regained their former quality, assisted by the talents of Michel Rolland the famous consultant oenologist. Rolland introduced plot-by-plot vinification, giving the wines more complexity and refinement as a result of different terroirs and grape varieties being able to express their individual characteristics before blending.

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Château Pape Clément

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Pape Clément

Pape Clément - Pessac-Léognan (Red)

60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot

A true jewel of the Magrez empire, this Pessac-Léognan is nobility marked by its exceptional concentration, combined with a refined, supple texture.

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Soléra PC4 - Pessac-Léognan (Red)

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PC4 offre une autre vision des grands vins de Bordeaux, en assemblant quatre des meilleurs millésimes de Château Pape Clément, dans un ensemble riche et d’une rare complexité.

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Pape Clément

Pape Clément - Pessac-Léognan (White)

45% Sémillon, 45% Sauvignon, 10% Muscadelle

One of Pessac-Léognan's most famous whites; concentrated, rich and highly aromatic, with a well-integrated woodiness.

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Le Clémentin de Pape Clément - Pessac-Léognan (White)

Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Muscadelle

Produced with the same care as its predecessor, this wine unveils an aromatic richness and a delightful silky character

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Le Clémentin de Pape Clément

Le Clémentin de Pape Clément - Pessac-Léognan (Red)

Structure et raffinement se conjuguent merveilleusement au sein de ce vin signé par Bernard Magrez.

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Les Clefs de Clément V

Les Clefs de Clément V - Pessac-Léognan (Red)

Issu des jeunes vignes de la propriété, ce second vin possède son nouveau nom depuis 1997.

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